Had 2 or fewer Class II or minor violations and no significant violations at their last inspection
Have at least one business employee attend the EPIC+ seminar or complete online training as available. Employee must attend EPIC+ seminar or complete EPIC+ online training course at least every twelve months.
Rated less than 15 points during HMD compliance inspections.
Businesses already in the program scoring 15 or more points during a compliance inspection will be ineligible to continue in the EPIC+ program.
Had at least 2 HMD inspections.
New facilities are eligible after the initial inspection if parent business achieved all performance standards.
Had the same business operator for the last two HMD inspections.
A change of ownership may have caused a change in facility operator.
Failure to maintain performance standards will trigger return to a 24-month inspection interval and standard fee schedule.
Class I Violations (Significant):15 points each
Operating without valid UPFP
Failed to notify CUPA of onsite hazardous waste treatment, per Tiered Permitting requirements
Unauthorized disposal of hazardous waste
Unlawful transportation of hazardous waste
Did not report a release or threatened release
Class II Violations: 10 points each
Failed to annually certify HMBP
Failed to report material/waste in CERS
Failed to provide or update emergency contact info in CERS
Hazardous waste stored on site too long
Employees not trained
Minor violations: 4 points each (Includes minor violations corrected on site)
Annual carcinogen/reproductive toxin list not submitted
Medical SOLID WASTE not secured against unauthorized persons
Generating hazardous waste with inactivated EPA ID number