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Title XVIII LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Chapter 292

Effective - 28 Aug 1992 bottom

  292.605.  Employer to furnish certain information, to whom, form — on-site inspections, when — updating of information, when — information made available to public, by whom, fee. — 1.  Every employer shall provide information and reports regarding the properties and nature of the hazardous substances which he stores, uses or produces to the local fire protection service, the department and the local emergency planning committee.  Requirements for information under this subsection may be satisfied by the employer through the submission of an annual Tier II form as defined in 40 CFR Part 370 or other alternative methods of reporting approved by the department.  Submittal to the department of a Tier II form or any other alternative method of reporting approved by the department shall satisfy the reporting requirements to the Missouri emergency response commission as directed under Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986.

  2.  In addition to the information required in subsection 1 of this section, employers shall permit on-site inspections, as required by Title III, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know, of the federal Superfund Amendments of 1986, Public Law 99-499, by the local fire chief or his representative, upon request, for the purpose of planning fire protection and emergency response activities.  In addition to an on-site inspection, the employer shall provide a material safety data sheet or information by written description or diagram, if requested by the local fire protection service or local emergency planning committee regarding the kind, location, approximate quantities, hazardous nature and method of containment of hazardous substances which the employer stores, uses or produces at the facility.  In addition to the information required by this subsection, the employer shall provide the fire protection service or local emergency planning committee with relevant information, through on-site inspection or written description or diagram, on all other hazardous substances, as defined in section 260.500, which the employer has knowledge are present at the facility in such form and quantity as to present a potential threat to public health and safety or the environment in the event of a fire or a release of the hazardous substance at the facility.  For the purposes of this subsection, relevant information required of the employer on hazardous substances shall include the kind, location, approximate quantities, properties, hazardous characteristics and such other related information as the fire protection service may require to respond effectively to an emergency at the facility.  Information required of the employer by the department of natural resources on hazardous waste pursuant to sections 260.350 to 260.432 which is made available or provided to the fire protection service shall satisfy the requirements for information on such substances under this subsection.  Information required by this subsection shall be available to the general public, as required by Title III, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know, of the federal Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Public Law 99-499.

  3.  On the Tier II form every employer shall provide the department, the local emergency planning committee, and the local fire protection service in which jurisdiction the employer's facility is located with the name and current address and telephone number of at least two individuals familiar with the kind, location, nature and approximate quantities of hazardous substances present in the facility who may be contacted in the event of an emergency.

  4.  All information required from the employer under sections 292.600 to 292.625 shall be updated each March first or more frequently if conditions change which may affect the ability of the fire protection service to respond effectively to an emergency occurring at the facility.

  5.  All information provided by the employer to the fire protection service, the local emergency planning committee, and the department as required by subsection 1 of this section shall be available to the general public from the fire protection service, local emergency planning committee or the department upon request.  Any request for information shall be in writing.  All requests for information shall be available during normal business hours for inspection by any affected employer.  The fire protection service, the department or the local emergency planning committee may charge a fee sufficient to cover the actual cost of providing any requested information.

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(L. 1985 H.B. 507 & 139 § 2, A.L. 1987 H.B. 655, A.L. 1988 S.B. 765, A.L. 1992 S.B. 480)


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