The City of Berkeley Toxics Management Program is the local implementing agency for a vast array of federal, state and city laws, ordinances, and regulations covering hazardous materials and waste. According to federal and state law, products as diverse as gasoline, paint, solvents, film processing chemicals, household cleaning products, refrigerants and radioactive substances are categorized as hazardous materials.
Changes in the law might affect your facility and hazardous materials reporting. Click this link for more information. What is the HMBP?
What is this information used for? The HMBP contains detailed information on the storage of hazardous materials at regulated facilities. The purpose of the HMBP is to prevent or minimize damage to public health, safety, and the environment, from a release or threatened release of a hazardous material.
The HMBP also provides emergency response personnel with adequate information to help them better prepare and respond to chemical-related incidents at regulated facilities.
Who is required to prepare an HMBP? Businesses that handle hazardous materials including hazardous waste or extremely hazardous substances at reportable quantities are required to prepare and electronically submit an HMBP in CERS.
The reportable quantities are equal to or greater than: When completed, your HMBPwill become a valuable tool, aiding you and your employees to manage emergencies at your facility. Please visit our CERS information page for more details regarding electronic submissions.
We encourage you to utilize the instructions and templates on our website to develop the HMBP documents that you will have to upload into the CERS web application. All required forms and instructions are available on the HMD Forms page.
• if you have a hazardous material onsite, then you must complete the Business Owner/Operator Identification page (OES Form ) and the Hazardous Materials Inventory - Chemical Description page (OES Form ), as well as an Emergency Response Plan and Training Plan. Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) California Health & Safety Code, Division 20, The Hazardous Materials Business Plan forms have been integrated into CERS and will need to be electronically completed or uploaded. for the County . Form letter for use by owners/operators of facilities subject to Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) reporting requirements to notify property owner that facility owner/operator has complied with Health and Safety Code Chapter , Article 1 reporting requirements.
The purpose of these inspections is: To ensure compliance with existing laws and regulations concerning HMBP requirements. To identify existing safety hazards that could cause or contribute to an accidental spill or release. To suggest preventive measures designed to minimize the risk of a spill or release of hazardous materials.Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) California Health & Safety Code, Division 20, The Hazardous Materials Business Plan forms have been integrated into CERS and will need to be electronically completed or uploaded.
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Hazardous Materials Business Plan Program Chapter of the Health and Safety Code establishes minimum statewide standards for Hazardous Materials Business Plans (HMBP's).
HMBP's contain basic information on the location, type, quantity, and health risks of hazardous materials and/or waste. Hazardous Materials Business Plan/California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN A Hazardous Material Business Plan (HMBP) is an electronic compilation of detailed information on the: Business activities Business owner/operator identification Hazardous materials inventory stored and/or generated Facility site map Emergency response/contingency plan .
ALAMEDA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. HARBOR BAY PARKWAY, ALAMEDA, CA PHONE () FAX () HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN (HMBP) hazardous materials facility, or storage, use, handling, or processing area contained therein, will be closed. ALAMEDA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HARBOR BAY PARKWAY, ALAMEDA, CA PHONE () FAX () HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN (HMBP) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS - Check the box to indicate whethe r you have a hazardous material onsite.
California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) The State of California Assembly Bill (AB) established an electronic information management system known as the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS).