Delivery of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Services For a Major Insurance Carrier, Worcester, MA

UST INSPECTIONS

SAMPLING OF WINDOW CAULK

SOIL MANAGEMENT

WINDOW REPLACEMENT PLANNING

CEA provided ongoing EHS assistance to this major New England-based Insurance Company towards their Goal of Achieving and Maintaining Compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws and Regulations.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Completed Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) Phase I and II Assessment Activities.
  • Prepared a Soil Management Plan (SMP) for facility upgrade(s) and maintenance activities performed at the facility. The SMP included protocols for the handling, characterization, transportation and disposal of contaminated soils.
  • Prepared Emergency Response and Spill Plan for the Worcester facility to establish guidelines for: (1) identifying conditions that pose a potential Imminent Hazard; (2) Preventing Spills of oil and/or hazardous material (OHM); (3) Containing and Remediating Spills; and (4) Documenting, characterizing and treating/disposing of impacted media.
  • Prepared a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan to satisfy the current regulatory/permit requirements to prevent and/or control discharges of oil products into or upon the navigable waterways of the U.S.
  • During evening hours, oversaw the collection of forty (40) caulking samples from accessible windows, doors and curtain wall systems on five (5) floors of the facility. During daylight hours, oversaw the collection of an additional 37 caulking and glazing samples from the windows.  All samples were submitted to a Massachusetts-certified for analysis of PCBs via USEPA Method 8082 with Soxhlet Extraction and/or Asbestos via USEPA PLM method.
  • Provided facility with recommendations for the management and disposal of PCB and asbestos-contaminated materials associated with a scheduled window replacement project. Such recommendations included the use of polyethylene sheeting barriers placed across the window openings during abatement activities pursuant to EPA and Massachusetts regulations and the conduct of air monitoring during the abatement work by appropriate personnel such as an Asbestos Abatement Supervisor/Contractor, Inspector and/or Project Monitor.
  • Prepared a MCP Class A-1 Response Action Outcome (RAO) Statement for a release of an unknown quantity of diesel fuel which occurred at the facility.
  • Prepared a UST Third Party Inspection (TPI) Report Form FP-289 and Completed Amended Form FP-290, Part 3 (Application for Permit to Maintain an Existing Underground Storage Tank Facility under 527 CMR 9.00) for submittal to MassDEP on behalf of Hanover.