Subsection 4.4.6.1.
General provisions


Article 4.4.6.1.1.

With the exception of vertical aboveground fixed containers, this Section applies to the process, storage and transshipment installations of:

1

any establishment with annual fugitive emissions in excess of 10 tonnes of VOCs, calculated in accordance with the calculation method in Chapter I of Appendix 4.4.6;

2

any establishment with annual fugitive emissions in excess of 2 tonnes of VOCs, to which one or more of the hazard statements H340, H350, H350i, H360D or H360F are assigned, calculated in accordance with the calculation method in Chapter I of Appendix 4.4.6.

The requirements of the present Section do not apply to activities in establishments stated in Section 59 of the classification list or to refrigeration installations of the type stated in Section 16.3 of the classification list.


Article 4.4.6.1.2.

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The following requirements apply to installations or parts of an installation licensed for the first time on or after 1 January 2009:

1

the description of the installation stated in Article 4.4.6.2.1 must be available upon commissioning of the installation or of a part of the installation;

2

the initial sample survey stated in Article 4.4.6.2.3 must be completed no later than 31 December following the year after commissioning;

3

the first assessment of the annual fugitive emission stated in Article 4.4.6.2.5 must be carried out no later than three months after completion of the initial sample survey.


Article 4.4.6.1.3.

The measurement and management programme in Subsection 4.4.6.2 does not apply to the following equipment:

1

pressurised components;

2

sources in pipes with a diameter of less than 0.5" (12.7 mm) and abatement equipment;

3

technically sealed systems of the type defined in Chapter IV of Appendix 4.4.6.