Tampa Bay, Florida


HRP conducted an Environmental, Health and Safety Legal and Regulatory Review Audit of a manufacturer of industrial water heaters in Tampa, Florida. Based on the information obtained during the audit process, HRP reviewed regulatory applicability and compliance status with local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to manufacturing facilities. Specifically, HRP reviewed the applicability and compliance status of the following regulations:

  • Clean Air Act (CAA);
  • Clean Water Act (CWA);
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA);
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA);
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA);
  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA);
  • Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations;
  • Biomedical Waste Regulations;
  • Aboveground Storage Tank (ASTs) Regulations;
  • Florida Fire Prevention Code; and,
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct):
    • Confined Space;
    • Electrical Safety;
    • Cranes/Slings;
    • Emergency Action/Fire Prevention;
    • Exits/Egress;
    • First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens;
    • Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries;
    • Lockout/Tagout;
    • Material Handling and Storage;
    • Personal Protective Equipment;
    • Walking/Working Surfaces;
    • Flammable Liquids;
    • Toxic and Hazardous Substances;
    • Hazard Communication (HazCom);
    • Industrial Hygiene and Air Contaminants;
    • Logs, Lumber and Other Unmanufactured Wood Articles;
    • Machine Guarding;
    • Hand and Portable Power Tools;
    • Noise Exposure;
    • Powered Industrial Trucks/Manlifts; and
    • Welding/Cutting/Brazing.

Subsequent to the audit process, HRP generated a comprehensive report outlining the applicable regulations specific to the client; a list of findings and recommended action items to achieve compliance with the applicable regulations and a risk assessment of the findings. A findings summary table with an action item priority level, based on the risk assessment, was provided to aid the client in prioritizing the action items in descending order of severity.