MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 4-410 - RECORD KEEPING EQUIPMENT AT MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS

  1. No person shall operate or cause to be operated a category I or II medical waste incinerator unless the incinerator is provided with equipment for determining the weight of waste charged to the incinerator.
  2. No person shall operate or cause to be operated a category III medical waste incinerator which is not equipped with an automatic, continuous data recording system which provides and records, whenever the incinerator is operating, continuous recording of the temperatures of the primary and secondary combustion chambers and exhaust; carbon monoxide emissions; the key operating parameters of the air pollution control equipment, as specified by the air pollution control officer; the hourly waste charging rate; and the opacity of stack emissions or other indicator of emissions of particulate matter which is approved by the air pollution control officer.
  3. The equipment required by subsections (a) and (b) shall be operated whenever the incinerator is operated or charged for operation.