Compliance

Determination of Compliance for Vehicle Dismantlers that process less than 800 wet vehicles per month.  If you answer no to any of the questions below, you should consult the Code of Practice and the Best Management Practices .

1.  Are all vehicles drained of used oil and used oil filters before the hulk is stored or crushed?

2.  Does the transporter for used oil have a current Hazardous Waste Transport license for used oil and oil filters issued by the Provincial Ministry of Environment?

3.  Does the transporter manifest each shipment of used oil and used oil filters and put the manifest number on each shipping form?

4.  Do you keep the Transporter’s shipping records for 2 or more years?

5.  Do you know the used oil spill thresholds that must be reported to the Provincial Emergency Program?                   

6.  Are oil spills (large and small) cleaned up immediately?    

7.  Do you sample your oil/water separator at least once per year and do the results meet the thresholds listed in the Guidebook   (skip this question if you do not have an oil/water separator)

8.  Are all vehicles drained of antifreeze before the hulk is stored or crushed?   

9.  Does the transporter have a current Hazardous Waste Transport License for waste antifreeze issued by the Provincial Ministry of Environment?              

10.  Does the transporter manifest each shipment of antifreeze and put the manifest number on each invoice?  

11.  Do you keep the transporter’s invoices for 2 or more years?

12.  Do you know the antifreeze thresholds that must be reported to the Provincial Emergency Program?        

13.  Are spills of antifreeze (large and small) cleaned up immediately?    

14.  Do you sample your oil/water separator at least once per year?  (skip this question if you do not have an oil/water separator).

15.  Were the water quality results for lead less than the threshold listed in the Guidebook?    (skip this question if you do not have an oil/water separator).

16.  Is windshield washer fluid removed from vehicles?            

17.  Are all wet vehicles checked for mercury switches?

18.  Are all mercury switches removed from wet vehicles prior to crushing?

19.  Are mercury pellets are stored in plastic containers supplied by the Mercury Switch-Out Program?

20.  Are mercury pellets in the switches are disposed through the Mercury Switch-Out Program?

21.  Are all lead-acid batteries and tire weights removed in the dismantling area;

22.  Are the lead-acid batteries and tire weights stored in a dry location?

23.  Are their provisions to neutralize the spilled acid from lead-acid batteries with lime or baking soda?

24.  Does the transporter have a current Hazardous Waste Transport License for lead issued by the Provincial Ministry of Environment?

25.  Does the transporter manifest each shipment over 1000 kg and put the manifest number on each invoice?

26.  Do you store the transporter’s records for 2 or more years?

27.  Are all spills cleaned up and oil/water separators cleaned out?

28.  Are contaminated solids stored in a drum as a hazardous waste?     

29.  Are storage quantities of contaminated solids less than two 220 litre drums?

30.  Are transporters licensed to transport contaminated solids?

31.  Do Licensed transporters manifests all shipments over 5kg?

32.  Does the approved person inspect and check every wet vehicle with air conditioning to determine if refrigerants are present?

33.  Does the approved person remove the refrigerants from the wet vehicle?

34.  Does the approved person tag each wet vehicle that is checked and evacuated?

35.  Does the approved person tag and cross reference to his/her log book  each wet vehicle that has had refrigerants removed?

36.  Does the approved person have a valid Interprovincial Number?

37.  Does the approved person use equipment that is SAE J1990, J2209, or J2210 standard?