(1) A handler of universal waste, as defined in 40 CFR 273.9, may treat waste lamps on-site by crushing or intentional breaking, only if:

(a) the crushing or breaking is conducted in the final accumulation container;

(b) the operation and maintenance of the crushing or breaking unit are performed in accordance with written procedures developed by the manufacturer of the equipment;

(c) the manufacturer's operating and maintenance instructions are available for inspection;

(d) an operation and maintenance log book, or similar documentation, is maintained and available for inspection;

(e) all crushing, breaking, handling, and storage of treated lamps complies with the mercury limits specified in 29 CFR 1910.1000; and

(f) the management of lamps complies with the requirements of 40 CFR 273.13(d) and 273.33(d).

History: 75-10-405, MCA; IMP, 75-10-405, MCA; NEW, 2001 MAR p. 169, Eff. 1/26/01; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 789, Eff. 3/15/02; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 2461, Eff. 12/25/09.