TITLE 35: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
SUBTITLE M: BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS
CHAPTER I: POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
SUBCHAPTER b: POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MEDICAL WASTES
PART 1422 DESIGN AND OPERATION OF FACILITIES
SECTION 1422.105 PIMW PERMIT APPLICATION CONTENTS


 

Section 1422.105  PIMW Permit Application Contents

 

An application for a permit for a PIMW treatment, storage or transfer operation must contain the information specified in this Section.  If the applicant believes that the documentation or information required pursuant to any subsection of this Section is not applicable for reasons such as irrelevancy, the application must include the reasons in support of such belief.

 

a)         Legal description of the site at which the facility is to be located.

 

b)         Maps and floor plans showing the location of the facility, the facility boundary and the location of all units included in the facility.

 

c)         Process flow diagrams or schematic drawings showing the flow of waste through the facility.  The diagrams or drawings must show, but not be limited to, the locations of residuals, recycled streams, sample points, equipment and process monitoring devices.  Equipment must be labeled on the process flow diagram to correspond to an equipment number.

 

d)         Written description of the facility or facility operations with supporting documentation describing the procedures and plans that will be used at the facility to comply with the requirements of Parts 1420 through 1422 of this Subtitle and any other applicable  Parts of 35 Ill. Adm. Code:  Chapter 1. Such description must include, but not be limited to, the following information:

 

1)         The type of waste management units and the types and volumes of waste;

 

2)         The overall process to be used for treating or storing PIMW and the anticipated performance of the process;

 

3)         In detail, the major activities at the facility, such as transfer, storing, screening, weighing, processing and treatment (including the number of units) of PIMW;

 

4)         The operations for initial facility startup, daily startup and scheduled and unscheduled shutdowns;

 

5)         The days and hours of operation;

 

6)         The operating parameters for the treatment units;

 

7)         The safety and monitoring equipment for the treatment units;

 

8)         A cleaning and disinfection plan describing the daily cleanup procedures, including the methods to disinfect emptied reusable PIMW containers, transport vehicles, and facility surfaces and equipment contaminated with PIMW;

 

9)         The methods to control:  emissions of odors and aerosols generated, including all supporting design and engineering data; dust, noise, litter and vectors; and handling and storing;

 

10)         The methods to treat, transfer, or dispose of residual wastes generated from the operation of the facility;

 

11)         Adequacy of the utilities to operate the facility and to respond to emergency situations;

 

12)         Numbers and duties of employees directly responsible for the operation of the site or facility; and

 

13)         Location and type of security devices to prevent unauthorized access.

 

e)         A waste screening plan that describes procedures to be used to identify and prevent the acceptance of unauthorized wastes.

 

f)         Description of procedures to be used for inspection, contingency, recordkeeping and closure plans as required by this Part.

 

g)         For a facility at which the owner or operator is required to conduct either Initial Efficacy Tests or Periodic Verification Tests, a written description of procedures to be used for recordkeeping, classifying residuals and collecting data for the Document of Initial Efficacy Demonstration and Correlating Periodic Verification Demonstration.