LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
INTERIM ORDER EX PARTE TO
ENERGY RECOVERY SERVICES, INC.
The Department of Labor and Workforce Development has
granted an interim order ex parte from safety and health standards
prescribed in 29 CFR 1910.106 (b)(4)(iv)(g) to Energy Recovery Services,
Inc. pending a decision on the company's application for a permanent
Energy Recovery Services requested a permanent variance that would allow
them to retain the inlet fill pipe located inside their building at 2020
Viking Drive, Anchorage, Alaska, rather than relocate the inlet fill
pipe outside the building. This building was specifically designed for
oil recovery, with provision for potential spill containment, a vapor
exhaust system, and liquid and weather protection. The applicant has
stated that in accordance with recommendations, the flashpoint of the
oil being transferred will be tested.
The department granted the interim order ex parte because it is
satisfied that Energy Recovery Services' proposed alternative will
ensure worker protection that is at least as safe and healthful as that
required by the standard.
A copy of the Grant of Interim Order Ex Parte is available
PDF Format) or upon request from the
Division of Labor Standards and Safety, Department of Labor and
Workforce Development, P. O. Box 111149, Juneau, AK 99811-1149, or by
calling Lillian Prevette in Juneau at (907) 465-6005.
Interested parties may also submit written comments, views or arguments
regarding the application to the Commissioner of Labor by close of
business, October 12, 2001.
Persons with a disability who need a special modification in order to
comment on the proposed variance should contact Lillian Prevette in
Juneau at (907) 465-6005 no later than October 1, 2001, to make any