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Kroger - Bouldercrest


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Basic Facility Info facility_Basic_Facility_Info help link help link  
Facility ID100000028695
Deregistered (Yes/No)No
Facility NameKroger - Bouldercrest
Street Address Line 13475 International Park Drive
Zip Code30316
CountyDeKalb County
113th Congressional DistrictGA05: Georgia 5
Owner or Operator NameAmericold Logistics, LLC
Parent CompanyAmericold Logistics, LLC
Latitude 33.685009
Number of RMP Submissions6
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Most Recent Submission Info facility_Most_Recent_Submission_Info help link help link  
RMP ID1000041884
Submission Typerevised submission for facility
Submission Date05/12/2014
Reason For Submission5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Process Toxic Amount Total (lbs)20,300
Process Flammable Amount Total (lbs)0
Process Amount Total (lbs)20,300
Number of Potential Offsite Consequence Processes1
Potential Offsite Consequence Toxic Amount Total (lbs)20,300
Potential Offsite Consequence Flammable Amount Total (lbs)0
Potential Offsite Consequence Amount Total (lbs)20,300
All Process NAICS49312
Exec Summary Submission Date05/12/2014

Executive Summary facility_Executive_Summary help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, executive summary: all)

Executive Summary
Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies

Kroger - Bouldercrest is committed to employee, public and environmental safety. This commitment is

demonstrated by our comprehensive accidental release prevention program that covers areas such as design, installation, operating procedures, maintenance, and employee training associated with the processes at our facility. It is our policy to implement appropriate controls to prevent possible releases of regulated substances. Unforeseeably, if such a release does occur, our highly trained emergency response personnel are at hand to control and mitigate the effects of the release. We are also completely coordinated with Fire Department/Hazmat Team which provides additional emergency response expertise.

The Stationary Source and the Regulated Substances Handled

Our facility's primary activities revolve around the production, storage and shipping of edible oil products.

Anhydrous ammonia is the only regulated substance present at our facility. All of the ammonia inventory is attributed to its use as a refrigerant.

The Worst Case Release Scenario(s) and the Alternative Release

Worst case and alternate release scenarios were developed using the methodology given in the EPA

"RMP*COMP" as well as the EPA "Risk Management Program Guidance for Ammonia Refrigeration". The

details of the chosen scenarios are located within the Risk Management Program that is located on site.

The General Accidental Release Prevention Program and the Chemical-Specific Prevention Steps

Our facility has taken all the necessary steps to comply with the accidental release prevention requirements set out under 40 CFR Part 68 of the EPA. In addition, our facility is subject to the OSHA PSM standard under 29 CFR 1910.119. Our facility is also subject to EPCRA Section 302 notification requirements. The following sections briefly describe the elements of the release prevention program that is in place at our stationary source.

Process Safety Information

Kroger - Bouldercrest maintains a detailed record of written safety information that describes the chemical hazards, operating parameters and equipment designs associated with all the processes.

Process Hazard Analysis

The methodology used to carry out the analysis is What If. The analysis are undertaken by a team

of qualified personnel with expertise in engineering and process operations and are revalidated at a regular interval of 5 years. Any findings related to the hazard analysis are addressed in a timely manner.

Operating Procedures

For the purposes of safely conducting activities within our covered process, Kroger - Bouldercrest maintains written operating procedures. These procedures address various modes of operation such as initial startup, normal operations, temporary operations, emergency shutdown, emergency operations, normal shutdown and startup after a turnaround. The information is reviewed and is readily accessible to operators involved with the process.


Kroger - Bouldercrest has a training program in place to train employees who are operating the process or are

associated with the process. Refresher training is provided at least every three (3) years and more frequently as needed.

Mechanical Integrity

Kroger - Bouldercrest carries out documented maintenance checks on process equipment to ensure proper

operations. Process equipment examined by these checks includes pressure vessels, storage tanks, piping

systems, relief and vent systems, emergency shutdown systems, controls and compressors. Maintenance

procedures are carried out by qualified personnel with a background in maintenance practices. Training is

provided to the personnel as needed. Any equipment deficiencies identified during maintenance checks are corrected in a safe and timely manner.

Management of Change

Written procedures are in place at Kroger - Bouldercrest to manage changes in process chemicals, technology,

t and procedures. Process operators, maintenance personnel and all other employees whose job tasks are affected by a change in a process are promptly made aware of and offered training to deal with the changes.

Pre-startup Reviews

Pre-start up safety reviews related to new processes and to modifications in the established process are

conducted as a regular practice at Kroger - Bouldercrest. These reviews are conducted to confirm that construction, equipment, operating and maintenance procedures are suitable for safe startup prior to placing equipment into operation.

Compliance Audits

Kroger - Bouldercrest conducts audits on a regular basis to determine whether the provisions set out under the RMP Rule are being implemented. These audits are carried out at least every 3 years and any corrective actions required as a result of the audits are undertaken in a safe and prompt manner.

Incident Investigation

Kroger - Bouldercrest promptly investigates any incident that could reasonably result in a catastrophic release of a regulated substance. These investigations are undertaken to identify the situation leading to the incident as well as any corrective actions to prevent the release from reoccurring. All reports are retained for a minimum of 5 years.

Employee Participation

Kroger - Bouldercrest truly believes that process safety management and accident prevention is a team effort.

Company employees are encouraged to express their views concerning accident prevention issues and to

recommend improvements. In addition, our employees have access to all information collected as part of the facility's compliance with the RMP Rule including information resulting from process hazard analyses.


On occasion, our company hires contractors to conduct specialized maintenance and construction activities. Prior to selecting a contractor, a thorough evaluation of safety performance of the contractor is carried out. Kroger - Bouldercrest has a strict poli
cy of informing the contractors of known potential hazards related the contractor's work and the processes. Contractors are also informed of all applicable procedures for emergency response to an accidental release of a regulated substance.

Five-year Accident History

Kroger - Bouldercrest has an excellent record of preventing accidental releases over the last 5 years. Due to our

release prevention policies, there has been no accidental release during this period.

Emergency Response Plan

Kroger - Bouldercrest has a written emergency response plan to deal with accidental releases of hazardous materials. The plan includes all aspects of emergency response including adequate first aid and medical treatment, evacuations, notification of local emergency response agencies and the public, as well as post-incident decontamination of affected areas. Dekalb County Fire Department is the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) with which our emergency plan has been coordinated and verified.

Planned Changes to Improve Safety

Several developments and findings have resulted from the implementation of the various elements of our

accidental release prevention program. Continued training, and program reviews are some of the major

steps we want to take to improve safety at our facility. These changes are expected to be implemented in a timely manner.

Submission - Other Facility Info facility_Submission_-_Other_Facility_Info help link help link  
Number of Full Time Employees500
Owner or Operator NameAmericold Logistics, LLC
Owner or Operator Address Line 110 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 800
Owner or Operator CityAtlanta
Owner or Operator StateGA
Owner or Operator Zip30028
Parent Dun and Bradstreet Number0
Second Parent Dun and Bradstreet Number0
Number of Full Time Employees500
Number of FTE CBI FlagNo
Covered by OSHA PSM StandardYes
Covered by EPCRA Section 302Yes
Covered by CAA Title VNo
Last Safety Inspection Date10/01/2013
Last Safety Inspection ByTim Fitzgerald - Kroger independent safety auditor
OSHA Star or Merit RankingNo
LEPC NameDekalb County Fire Department

Submission - Contact Info facility_Submission_-_Contact_Info help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12)
Owner or Operator Phone6784411400
Facility Phone4042441111
Facility Dun and Bradstreet Number0
RMP ContactRand Russell
RMP Contact TitleFacility Manager
RMP Contact
RMP Preparer NameAmmonia Safety Management
RMP Preparer Address Line 1500 Macy Drive
RMP Preparer CityRoswell
RMP Preparer StateGA
RMP Preparer Zip30076
RMP Preparer Phone7709926116

Submission - Additional Info facility_Submission_-_Additional_Info help link help link  
RMP Complete FlagYes
Predictive FilingNo
No RMP Accidents Last 5 YearsNo
Complete Check Date06/19/2014
Postmark Date05/12/2014
Anniversary Date05/12/2019
Confidential Business InformationNo

Submission - Lat/Long Info facility_Submission_-_Lat_Long_Info help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12)
Latitude 33.685009
Valid Lat/LongYes
Lat/Long MethodGPS - Unspecified
Lat/Long Location TypeStorage Tank
FRS Latitude33.6823
FRS Longitude-84.3217

Submission - Counts and Totals facility_Submission_-_Counts_and_Totals help link help link  
Number of RMP Accidents0
RMP Accident Flammable Total (lbs)0
RMP Accident Toxic Total (lbs)0
RMP Accident Amount Total (lbs)0
Number of RMP Accidents0
Number of Processes1
Number of Process Chemicals0
Number of Toxic Worst-case Scenarios1
Number of Toxic Alternate Case Scenarios1
Number of Flammable Worst-case Scenarios0
Number of Flammable Alternate Case Scenarios0
RMP Accident Flammable Total (lbs)0
RMP Accident Toxic Total (lbs)0
RMP Accident Amount Total (lbs)0
Total RMP Accident Deaths0
Total RMP Accident Injuries0
Total RMP Accident Evacuated/Sheltering In Place0
Total RMP Accident Property Damage$0

Processes facility_Processes help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12, process #1 : Ammonia Refrigeration #1)
Process DescriptionAmmonia Refrigeration #1
Program Level3
Confidential Business InformationNo
Toxic Amount Total (lbs)20,300
Flammable Amount Total (lbs)0
Process Amount Total (lbs)20,300
Number of Process Chemicals0
Number of Toxic Worst-Case Scenarios1
Number of Toxic Alternate Scenarios1
Number of Flammable Worst-Case Scenarios0
Number of Flammable Alternate Scenarios0

Process Chemicals facility_Process_Chemicals help link help link  
Process Chemical IDAmmonia (anhydrous)
CAS number007664417
Chemical TypeToxic
Process Chemical Amount (lbs)20,300
Confidential Business InformationNo

Process Chemicals facility_Process_Chemicals help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12, process #1 : Ammonia Refrigeration #1, process chemical #2)
Process Chemical IDPublic OCA Chemical
CAS number000000000
Process Chemical Amount (lbs)0
Confidential Business InformationNo

Worst-Case Toxic Scenarios facility_Worst-Case_Toxic_Scenarios help link help link  
Physical StateGas liquified by pressure
Model UsedEPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release Duration (minutes)10
Wind Speed (meters/sec)1.5
Atmospheric Stability ClassF
Passive Mitigation - DikesNo
Passive Mitigation - EnclosuresNo
Passive Mitigation - BermsNo
Passive Mitigation - DrainsNo
Passive Mitigation - SumpsNo
Confidential Business InformationNo

Alternate Case Toxic Scenarios facility_Alternate_Case_Toxic_Scenarios help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12, process #1 : Ammonia Refrigeration #1, process chemical #2, alternate toxic scenario #1)
Physical StateGas liquified by pressure
Model UsedEPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind Speed3
Atmospheric Stability ClassD
Passive Mitigation - DikesNo
Passive Mitigation - EnclosuresNo
Passive Mitigation - BermsNo
Passive Mitigation - DrainsNo
Passive Mitigation - SumpsNo
Active Mitigation - SprinklersNo
Active Mitigation - Deluge SystemsNo
Active Mitigation - Water CurtainNo
Active Mitigation - NeutralizationNo
Active Mitigation - Excess Flow ValvesNo
Active Mitigation - FlaresNo
Active Mitigation - ScrubbersNo
Active Mitigation - Emergency ShutdownYes
Confidential Business InformationNo

Process NAICS facility_Process_NAICS help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12, process #1 : Ammonia Refrigeration #1, process NAICS code #1 : 49312)
NAICS Code49312: Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage

Prevention Program 3 facility_Prevention_Program_3 help link help link  
Safety Info Review Date07/09/2013
PHA Update Date02/16/2012
PHA Technique - What IfYes
PHA Technique - ChecklistNo
PHA Technique - What If/ChecklistNo
PHA Technique - HAZOPNo
PHA Technique - FMEANo
PHA Technique - FTANo
PHA Change Completion Date09/15/2014
Hazard Identified - Toxic ReleaseYes
Hazard Identified - FireNo
Hazard Identified - ExplosionNo
Hazard Identified - Runaway ReactionNo
Hazard Identified - PolymerizationNo
Hazard Identified - OverpressureYes
Hazard Identified - CorrosionYes
Hazard Identified - OverfillingYes
Hazard Identified - ContaminationNo
Hazard Identified - Equipment FailureYes
Hazard Identified - Cooling LossYes
Hazard Identified - EarthquakeNo
Hazard Identified - FloodNo
Hazard Identified - TornadoYes
Hazard Identified - HurricaneNo
Process Controls - VentsNo
Process Controls - Relief ValvesYes
Process Controls - Check ValvesYes
Process Controls - ScrubbersNo
Process Controls - FlaresNo
Process Controls - Manual ShutoffsYes
Process Controls - Auto ShutoffsYes
Process Controls - InterlocksYes
Process Controls - AlarmsYes
Process Controls - Keyed BypassNo
Process Controls - Emergency AirNo
Process Controls - Emergency PowerNo
Process Controls - Backup PumpNo
Process Controls - GroundingNo
Process Controls - Inhibitor AdditionNo
Process Controls - Rupture DisksNo
Process Controls - Excess Flow DevicesNo
Process Controls - Quench SystemNo
Process Controls - Purge SystemNo
Process Controls - NoneNo
Mitigation Systems - SprinklersYes
Mitigation Systems - DikesNo
Mitigation Systems - Fire WallsNo
Mitigation Systems - Blast WallsNo
Mitigation Systems - Deluge SystemsNo
Mitigation Systems - Water CurtainsNo
Mitigation Systems - EnclosureYes
Mitigation Systems - NeutralizationNo
Mitigation Systems - NoneNo
Monitoring Systems - Process AreaYes
Monitoring Systems - PerimeterNo
Monitoring Systems - NoneNo
Changes Since PHA - Reduced InventoryNo
Changes Since PHA - Increased InventoryNo
Changes Since PHA - Process ParametersNo
Changes Since PHA - Process ControlsYes
Changes Since PHA - Process DetectionYes
Changes Since PHA - Perimeter MonitoringNo
Changes Since PHA - Mitigation SystemsNo
Changes Since PHA - None RecommendedNo
Changes Since PHA - NoneNo
Procedure Review Date09/13/2013
Training Review Date09/27/2012
Type of Training - ClassroomYes
Type of Training - On the JobNo
Competency Testing - Written TestsYes
Competency Testing - Oral TestsNo
Competency Testing - DemonstrationNo
Competency Testing - ObservationNo
Maintenance Review Date07/09/2013
Maintenance Inspection Date05/09/2014
Equipment TestedDaily Rounds
Management of Change Most Recent Date09/13/2013
Management of Change Review Date09/13/2013
Pre-startup Review Date09/18/2013
Compliance Audit Date07/09/2013
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date05/30/2014
Participation Plan Review Date07/09/2013
Hot Work Review Date07/09/2013
Contractor Safety Review Date07/09/2013
Confidential Business InformationNo

Prevention Program 3 Chemicals facility_Prevention_Program_3_Chemicals help link help link (Facility #1 : Kroger - Bouldercrest, RMP submission #1 : 2014-05-12, process #1 : Ammonia Refrigeration #1, process NAICS code #1 : 49312, prev. program 3 #1, prev. program 3 chemical: all)
Process Chemical Record ID

Prevention Program 3 Text facility_Prevention_Program_3_Text help link help link  
Prevention Program Description
Prevention Program Description

The Atlas Cold Storage hazardous material release Prevention Program is built on the OSHA Process Safety Management Standard for ammonia refrigeration systems. The first element in the safe function of ammonia refrigeration equipment is in the design itself. All components in the system were designed and installed in compliance with ANSI, ASHRE, ASME, Pressure Vessel Codes and all other applicable design safety standards in effect at the time of construction. In order for this system to function safely and effectively over a period of time, it must be properly maintained and monitored for system integrity and functional efficiency. Maintenance and monitoring is accomplished by employees trained to follow safe procedures when operating the equipment from normal start-up to running and emergency shut-down. Also built into the system are automated and manual safeguards that monitor and maintain pressures, temperatures, liquid levels and warning systems that alert operators to respond early to operational deviations before they become emergencies.

Operator training also includes participation in hazard analysis studies and emergency response procedures that permit hands-on practice in the use of personal protection equipment in an emergency scenario. The hazard analysis ("what-if") study helps operators and emergency responders understand how to evaluate and manage an emergency situation safely and effectively in order to mitigate the potential releases. Lock-out/tag-out procedures are very important for preventing further hazards around malfunctioning equipment or when making even minor repairs on the system.

Spill containment and clean-up training is important so that effects of a spill are minimized.

General employee training involves knowledge of ammonia hazards, warning systems and evacuation procedures.

Annual Internal Corporate Safety Audits include evaluations and recommendations for updating and improving the program.

Emergency Response Plan Info facility_Emergency_Response_Plan_Info help link help link  
Facility In Community PlanYes
Facility Own Response PlanYes
Specific Facility Response PlanYes
Inform. Procedures in Response PlanYes
Emergency Care in Response PlanYes
Plan Review Date09/01/2013
Response Training Date04/30/2014
Local Response AgencyDekalb County Fire Department
Local Response Agency Phone7702701413
Subject To - OSHA EAPYes
Subject To - CWANo
Subject To - RCRANo
Subject To - OPANo
Subject To - State EPCRAYes

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RMP Facility ID100000028695