SQGs generate 100 - 1000 kilograms of HW per month. Many wastes that are recycled are included in this quantity determination.
Requirements: [updated 08-14-06]
- Obtain a DEP/EPA ID Number (262.12) at
www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/quick_topics/forms/documents/62-730/730_1b.pdf or phone 850/245- 8707.
- Use manifest system [unless there is a reclamation agreement pursuant to 262.20(e)], and ship only to a permitted facility (Part 262, Subpart B).
- Never exceed the 6000 kg accumulation/180 day storage time limit. [262.34(d)(1)]
- Emergency Planning [262.34(d)(5)]:
- Have at least one employee or a designee with authority as Emergency Coordinator (EC) on 24-hour call.
- Next to the telephone, post
- the EC name and phone number;
- fire department's number; and
- location of fire extinguishers; spill control equipment/material, and fire alarm (if any).
- Follow emergency procedures in 262.34(d)(5), including taking necessary steps to address spills and fires, and notifying the National Response Center (24-hour number: 800/424-8802) and the State Warning Point (850/413- 9911).
- Upon request, the DEP will provide contingency plan guidance if the facility wishes to develop a more comprehensive emergency plan than required of SQGs.
- Training of personnel regarding proper HW handling and emergency response. [262.34(d)(5)(iii)]
- Keep records (262.44), including manifests, test results, etc., a minimum of three (3) years.
- If tanks are used for management of HW, meet the tank requirements of 265.201. This includes daily and weekly inspections, required maintenance, spill response and closure standards.
- Meet the following requirements under III -- LQG Requirements, below: Items 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 12 to 15, 17, and 22.
- If a SQG fails to meet applicable requirements, the full generator standards (and possibly TSDF standards) may apply. [262.34(f)]