The Risk Management Plan (RMP) is a summary of the Risk Management Program. New or modified facilities must submit an RMP to the EPA prior to the storing of a regulated substance onsite above the threshold quantity.
The RMP contains:
The RMP format is straightforward and easy to follow. The RMP form consists mainly of "fill-in-the-blank" and "check-box" type questions.
The RMP must be submitted electronically. Facilities that do not have access to computers are encouraged to find access to a computer through organizations such as: trade associations, local industry, copy stores that offer computer rentals, local community colleges, state and local governmental offices, local emergency planning committee offices, and local public libraries. Facilities without reasonable access to a computer or that cannot afford to submit their RMP's electronically may contact EPA.