Monday, November 24, 2008

Oil-filled Equipment Requirements Under SPCC Rule - 40 CFR 112

Oil-filled equipment is regulated under SPCC requirements. This includes some very common types of equipment: hydraulic systems, lubricating systems, gear boxes, electrical transformers & other electrical equipment, coolant and heat transfer systems.

One of the challenges of complying with SPCC requirements is providing adequate secondary containment around this type of equipment. Recent revisions to the SPCC rule now may allow facilities to rely on an inspection program and contingency planning in lieu of secondary containment. To quality for this exemption, facilities need to meet a number of specific conditions.

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