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SP-004 EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN

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									                    SP-004 EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN

This procedure must be reviewed and certified annually by the facility manager or designee.


Date Certified:


Certified By:


Title:
                                                        Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                        Title:        Safety
                                Emergency Action        Page:         2
          Sparrows Point             Plan               Date:         07/12/10
         Safety and Health                              Issued By:    Safety
               SOP                                      Updated by:   G. Novotny


                                TABLE OF CONTENTS


SUBJECT                                       PAGE NUMBER


Purpose                                             3

Scope                                               3

Responsibilities                                    3

Procedure                                           4

Facility Evacuation                                 7

Search and Rescue                                   8

Sounding the Alarm                                  8

Notification                                        8

Protection of Vital Equipment                       9

Drills                                              9

Training                                            9




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                                                                         Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                         Title:        Safety
                                        Emergency Action                 Page:         3
        Sparrows Point                       Plan                        Date:         07/12/10
       Safety and Health                                                 Issued By:    Safety
             SOP                                                         Updated by:   G. Novotny



1.0 PURPOSE

 This plan establishes the minimum requirements for securing the facility on the onset of any unplanned event
 or process upset condition. Additionally, the program highlights the reporting protocol in the event of an
 emergency situation.

2.0 SCOPE

 This procedure applies to all Lafarge North America employees and contractors in the facility during an
 unplanned event or process upset condition.

3.0 RESPONSIBILITIES

 3.1 Plant Manager

 The Plant Manager shall assure physical, monetary, and personnel resources are available to ensure proper
 implementation and application of the facility Emergency Action Plan.

 3.2 Managers

 The Department Managers shall:
  Enforce compliance with the program among all personnel (management, hourly, and contractor), which
    includes the use of discipline where warranted through the application of the facilities progressive
    discipline process.
  Annually review and update the procedure as required as well as ensuring record keeping requirements
    are met.
  Implement and assure proper training is conducted for all operators specific to the equipment they will
    use.
  Ensure incidents are thoroughly investigated for root cause to determine deficiencies.
  Ensure audits are conducted on application of this plan.

 3.3 Area Safety Advisor

 The Area Safety Advisor shall:
  Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training.
  Ensure the procedure is certified annually
  Provide technical assistance and guidance to the facility

 3.4 Employees

 Employees shall:
  Be properly trained and certified per the requirements of this plan.
  Be aware of and understand the following:
    o Methods of sounding and alarm
    o Emergency evacuation routes
    o Emergency Rally Points
  Be cognizant of events that may trigger enacting the Emergency Action Plan.




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                                                                             Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                             Title:         Safety
                                          Emergency Action                   Page:           4
          Sparrows Point                       Plan                          Date:           07/12/10
         Safety and Health                                                   Issued By:      Safety
               SOP                                                           Updated by:     G. Novotny

     Consult with the Plant Manager or designee when there are questions on the requirements of the
      program.
     Employees shall report to Plant Manager any incidents or work tasks that might potentially pose hazards
      or contradict standard training methodology.
     Notify Plant Manager immediately should they be involved in an accident or property damage incident.

4.0 PROCEDURE

 4.1 Weather Emergencies

 Due to the geographical orientation of the US East Distribution Facilities, the impact of weather related
 emergencies and the probability of their occurrence is relatively high. The following plan and subsequent
 actions detail steps in the event of a weather related emergency.

        4.1.1 Hurricane Watch

 A Hurricane Watch means that an active Hurricane, or tropical storm with the potential to become a hurricane,
 has the probability of landfall in the general area that the Plant facility is located. In the event that the local
 area of the plant is under a hurricane watch, as issued by the National Weather Service, the facility shall
 perform the following actions:

  Gather the facility staff, inform them of the issued weather watch, and coordinate efforts to begin
   preparations to secure the facility.
  Review the Emergency Action Plan with plant employees.
  Begin initial preparation of securing loose items from the top of the silos and exterior of the facility.
  Identify and locate all disconnects to de-energize the power to the facility. This includes electrical and
   natural gas lines, if the utilized by the facility.
  Notify the cement VP and Area Safety Advisor of issued weather watch.
  Monitor the National Weather Service to determine probability of landfall.

        4.1.2 Hurricane Warning

 A Hurricane Warning means that landfall in the general area of the facility by an active Hurricane is likely to
 occur. While we are concerned with the securing of the facility, it is imperative that the facility employees have
 ample opportunity to secure their personal property, and evacuate the immediate area, if required. The
 following outlines the steps necessary to secure the facility in the event of a hurricane warning, as issued by
 the National Weather Service.

    Gather the facility staff and notify them of the issued warning
    Review relative aspects of the Emergency Action Plan
    Complete facility readiness and ensure all loose items in and around the plant exterior is secure
    Contact the cement VP and the Areas Safety Advisor to inform them of the issued warning and give status
     of plant readiness.
    Monitor the National Weather Service for the status of the weather system
    Isolate the appropriate power sources
    Secure the plant for closure
    Evacuate the facility, as required




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                                                                             Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                             Title:        Safety
                                          Emergency Action                   Page:         5
         Sparrows Point                        Plan                          Date:         07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                    Issued By:    Safety
              SOP                                                            Updated by:   G. Novotny

    4.1.3 Tornado Watch

A tornado watch means that the potential exists, based on meteorological conditions, for the potential of the
formation of a tornado. Unlike a hurricane watch, the issuance of a tornado watch is much more time sensitive
and can be upgraded more rapidly. On the issuance of a tornado watch, the following steps must be
immediately followed:

 Immediately inform the facility staff of the issued watch
 Review the Emergency Action Plan with facility employees
 Secure and/ or remove debris from the exterior of the facility
 Locate and identify all disconnects to de-energize the power to the facility. This includes electrical and
  natural gas, if utilized by the facility.
 Notify the cement VP and Area Safety Advisor of the issued weather watch.
 Ensure appropriate Emergency supplies (flashlights, etc.) are available, operational, and staged in the
  designated evacuation rally point
 Monitor the National Weather Service on the status of the weather system

    4.1.4 Tornado Warning

A tornado warning means that there is immediate danger for the warned area and immediate
surrounding area. The following actions shall be taken in the event of a Tornado Warning:

   Immediately inform the facility staff of the issued warning
   Review the Emergency Action Plan with facility employees
   Secure the facility
   Notify the cement VP and Area Safety Advisor of the issued weather warning
   Isolate the facility power sources
   Evacuate all personnel in the facility to the designated evacuation rally point

    4.1.5 Severe Thunderstorms

A severe thunderstorm means that a storm is in the immediate vicinity that has the potential for high winds,
lightning, and other potentially damaging effects. During a severe thunderstorm warning or if a thunderstorm is
in the immediate area, the following actions shall take place:

   Ensure all personnel are aware of the onset of the adverse weather
   Secure or remove items that may be displaced and cause unintentional damage within the facility
   Ensure all personnel remain off of elevated structures (silos, fall protection units, etc.)
   Based on the storms severity, it may be necessary to halt facility operations


    4.1.6 Winter storms (Blizzards, Snow Storms, etc.)

On the impending arrival of winter storms, the facility shall enact the following:
 Ensure appropriate snow removal and de-icing equipment is available and operational
 Ensure placement of de-icing material is utilized in high traffic areas and walkways
 Ensure snow removal is performed on roadways and walkways, as necessary
 Contact the cement VP and Area Safety Advisor to alert them of the weather conditions



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                                                                                Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                                Title:        Safety
                                           Emergency Action                     Page:         6
           Sparrows Point                       Plan                            Date:         07/12/10
          Safety and Health                                                     Issued By:    Safety
                SOP                                                             Updated by:   G. Novotny

  Monitor the storm for changing weather conditions
  Once the storm has subsided, ensure all work areas are free of ice and snow, prior to beginning operations
   in the affected areas (example; before sending people to work on exterior catwalks, the area is free of snow
   and ice. This also includes the removal of ice-cycles that could fall onto work areas, walkways, and traffic
   areas).

4.2 Medical Emergencies

 A medical emergency is an incident where an employee, contractor, or visitor is injured beyond First aid and
 requires medical attention. If a medical emergency occurs:

    Survey the scene to determine if it is safe to assist the individual
    Notify the plant manager or designee of the incident
    Contact Emergency services, as necessary
    Begin First Aid to stabilize the individual until Emergency Services arrives
    Assist Emergency Services, as directed or needed
    Contact the Operations Manager and Area Safety Advisor to notify them of the incident
    Investigate the incident using SP-001, Accident Investigation procedure

4.3 Fire Emergencies

 On the discovery of a fire in the facility, the following steps shall be followed;

  Survey the scene to determine the size of the fire and if the fire can be extinguished by on-site equipment
  If the area is safe and the fire is small, utilize the plant fire fighting equipment using the PASS method

          Pull the pin
          Aim at the base of the fire
          Squeeze the trigger
          Sweep side to side

  To extinguish fires on torch cutting equipment, close the valves to the gas bottles, after ensuring that it is
   safe to do so.
  To extinguish electrical fires, de-energize the electrical system, if it is safe to do so
  If the fire is too big, or the area is unsafe, Contact Emergency Services for response and assistance
  Secure the area
  Evacuate all personnel to the appropriate Rally point until clearance is given by the Emergency Services
   incident commander
  Notify the Operation Manager and Area Safety Advisor
  Once the fire is extinguished and clearance is given to return, investigate the incident using SP-001,
   Accident Investigation Procedure

4.4 Water Rescue

 For facilities that are located on a body of water, the following steps shall be taken in case of an employee
 falling into the water:

  Notify Emergency Services of ongoing water rescue
  Notify Operations manager or designee


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                                                                             Policy No.      SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                             Title:          Safety
                                           Emergency Action                  Page:           7
          Sparrows Point                        Plan                         Date:           07/12/10
         Safety and Health                                                   Issued By:      Safety
               SOP                                                           Updated by:     G. Novotny

    Grab and throw staged life-ring to the employee in the water
    Ensure floating stokes basket is brought to the location by an additional employee
    Administer First Aid to stabilize the individual until Emergency Services arrives
    Notify Operations Manager and Area Safety Advisor
    Begin incident investigation utilizing SP-001, Accident Investigation procedure

4.5 Spills

 On the discovery of a spill, the following actions shall be taken:

  Notify the Operations manager or designee of the spill
  Contain the spill using spill response equipment (Pigs, pillows, berms of vermiculite, etc.)
  Review the MSDS of the product for spill cleanup information
  Begin cleanup, if manageable and safe to do so
  If the spill is too large or unsafe to cleanup, contact Emergency Services
  Evacuate the facility as needed, to the appropriate rally point until clearance is given by the Emergency
   Services incident commander
  Notify the Distribution Operations Manager and Area Safety Advisor of the incident
  Investigate the incident using SP-001, Accident Investigation Procedure.

4.6 Off-site Releases

 If material is released off-site, the following actions shall be taken:

    Shut down the facility or affected portion of the facility
    Notify the Operations Manager and Area Safety Advisor
    Notify the Regional Environmental Manager
    Notify Emergency Services
    Follow direction given by notified parties
    Investigate the Incident using SP-001, Accident Investigation Procedure

5.0 FACILITY EVACUATION

 If an emergency in the facility warrants evacuation, as detailed above, all personnel within the facility (facility
 employees, contractors, visitors and truck drivers) shall proceed to the appropriate rally point. No employee
 shall re-enter the facility unless clearance is given by the Emergency Services incident commander.

 Prior to evacuation, the facility shall be shutdown (power shall be isolated) in a controlled manner to alleviate
 additional concerns to personnel responding to the incident. The shut down of the facility should be by normal
 means, unless the emergency prevents the facility from following the established protocol.

 Each facility shall have at least two (2) rally points for employees to assemble. A determination of which rally
 point shall be made by the Operations manager or designee, based on the conditions of the incident (nature of
 emergency, wind direction, etc.).

 When individuals reach the rally point, all individuals shall be accounted for. The accountability of individuals
 shall extend to all personnel within the facility (facility employees, contractors, visitors, and truck drivers).




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                                                                            Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                            Title:         Safety
                                          Emergency Action                  Page:          8
          Sparrows Point                       Plan                         Date:          07/12/10
         Safety and Health                                                  Issued By:     Safety
               SOP                                                          Updated by:    G. Novotny

 Prior to returning to the facility, re-entry shall be coordinated with the Emergency Services incident
 commander, with input, if needed, from the Operations manager and the Area Safety Advisor.
6.0 SEARCH AND RESCUE

 Once personnel have evacuated to the appropriate rally point, and personnel are missing from the facility, a
 search and rescue shall be conducted for missing personnel.

 The search and rescue shall be performed by Emergency personnel with assistance from facility personnel, if
 requested and safe to do so.

7.0 SOUNDING THE ALARM

 One of the major reasons for delayed response time of Emergency Services is that someone I the facility
 failed to notify them. An additional aspect of this section, is to define the methods that employees in the plant
 will be notified of an evacuation event. To prevent this from occurring, the following steps shall be taken:

    Ensure personnel are trained on how to notify Emergency Services in case of an emergency
    Designate a person to be responsible for notifying Emergency Services
    Designate an alternate person the responsibility, in case the designee is not present
    For in plant notification, one of the following methods should be utilized for notification:

        Notification via radio
        Use of an air horn to alert personnel (recommended as contractors, if onsite, may not use the same
         radio frequency)

8.0 NOTIFICATION

 The Operations Manager and Area Safety advisor shall be contacted for any emergency within the facility.
 Additional notifications, as detailed on the emergency notification list, shall be contacted within the necessary
 deadlines as required.
 The Operations Manager and Area Safety Advisor should be available in providing additional notification, as
 warranted.
 Baltimore County Fire Department & Police Department dial 911
 Mechanical Contractor – Quality Contracting
 Electrical Contractor – Blumenthal Kahn

9.0 PROTECTION OF VITAL EQUIPMENT

 Vital equipment is defined as equipment needed to continue plant operations in a relatively normal capacity.
 Aside from plant equipment, vital equipment can include personnel records, training records, financial records,
 etc. To protect vital equipment within the facility, the following steps:

  Ensure computers are periodically saved using a back up disk
  Store records in locked fire proof cabinets
  Store records at off-site locations, as appropriate
  Ensure adequate and appropriate fire fighting equipment is available in vital areas (CO2 extinguishers
   around control panels, etc.
  Ensure areas where vital equipment is adequately protected from adverse conditions



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                                                                           Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                           Title:        Safety
                                        Emergency Action                   Page:         9
        Sparrows Point                       Plan                          Date:         07/12/10
       Safety and Health                                                   Issued By:    Safety
             SOP                                                           Updated by:   G. Novotny

10.0 DRILLS

 At a minimum, an annual drill shall be conducted on various potential emergencies that may occur within the
 facility. The drill shall include:

  Employee duties and responsibilities
  A simulation of an incident (details determined with Distribution Operation Manager and Area Safety
   Advisor)
  Notification of responsible persons who may be involved in the drill (the involvement of Emergency services
   is at the discretion of the terminal manager. If Emergency Services is to be utilized, prior contact with the
   affected service is required)
  An assessment of duties and responses within the facility
  Documentation for future assessment

11.0 TRAINING

 All personnel who work in the facility (facility employees, contractors, and visitors) shall be trained on the
 specifics of this procedure. Training shall be commensurate with the nature of the work being performed (All
 facility employees fully trained on all aspects, contractors briefed on potentials they may encounter, visitors
 briefed on overview of procedure).

 Training shall be documented and signed by trainer and trainees.




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                                                   Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                   Title:        Safety
                               Emergency Action    Page:         10
 Sparrows Point                     Plan           Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                                  Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                          Updated by:   G. Novotny



                          Emergency Response Plan



                 Safety Equipment & General Locations



                  AREA OF PLANT                   PAGE
               Grinding Plant Plot Plan             8
             Office Building Downstairs             9
               Office Building Upstairs             9
          Mill Room Thrust End First Floor         10

        Mill Room Thrust End Second Floor          11

               Mill Room Feed End                  12
           Grinding Maintenance Shop /             13
                    Warehouse
           Granulation Office Complex              14
         Ambulance Stations Call Numbers           15




                EMERGENCY TYPE                    PAGE
       Fire                                         2
       Hurricane Preparation                        3
       Tornado                                      4
       Personal Injury                              5
       X-Ray                                        6
       Radioactive Materials                        6
       Other Emergencies                            6
       Terrorist Threat (MARSEC)                    7
       Lafarge Corp. Emergency Contacts            17
       Stock and Surge Pile Emergency
       Procedures




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                                                                             Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                             Title:         Safety
                                          Emergency Action                   Page:          11
         Sparrows Point                        Plan                          Date:          07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                    Issued By:     Safety
              SOP                                                            Updated by:    G. Novotny


Fire Emergency
Granulation
    The Supervisor is the Fire Emergency Leader and has the following responsibilities:
           o Directs the Sparrows Point Fire Fighters to the fire
           o Must supervise the cleanup after the fire
           o Must insure the fire is completely extinguished
           o Maintains close communication with the Grinding Supervisor
           o Must be familiar with basic first-aid procedures
           o Must be prepared to assist in the treatment of injured at the first-aid station and/or at the scene
             of the fire
           o Must be familiar with the location of all first-aid equipment and fire fighting equipment in the
             plant
           o Must follow any instructions that are relayed from the Fire Department Brigade Leader

Grinding
       The Supervisor is the Communications Leader and has the following responsibilities:
           o Call Fire Department at 911
           o Station someone at the plant entrance and anywhere else deemed necessary in order to quickly
               direct emergency vehicles to the emergency location
           o Announce the location of the fire over the plant Gai-tronics and plant radio system
           o Call Paul Parker, Plant Manager:
                    Office – Extension 201
                    Home – 410-942-0448
                    Cell – 443-987-2774
           o Call Bill Gezik, Operations Manager
                    Office – Extension 217
                    Home – 443-371-6153
                    Cell – 443-275-8800

All Other Personnel
     If the fire is on the Grinding side of the plant all personnel on the Grinding side of the plant should
        assemble in the Grinding Office Building parking lot across from the main entrance on the opposite
        side of the street and standby for instructions.
     If the fire is on the Granulation side of the plant all personnel on the Granulation side of the plant should
        assemble in the Granulation Office Building parking lot and standby for instructions.
     Supervisors should conduct a headcount and report any missing personnel to the Grinding Supervisor.
     Supervisors should grab the sign in visitors log book when applicable to insure that all relevant
        personnel have been accounted for at the meeting area
     Supervisors should also determine when/if re-entry is allowable to a facility.




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                                                                       Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                       Title:         Safety
                                      Emergency Action                 Page:          12
      Sparrows Point                       Plan                        Date:          07/12/10
     Safety and Health                                                 Issued By:     Safety
           SOP                                                         Updated by:    G. Novotny


                          Hurricane / Emergency Preparation
#    Action                                                                    PPR              Complete
1    Inspect and clear road drainage system                                  Laborers
2    Check Clean all gutters on all buildings                                Laborers
3    Remove all loose materials off roofs and silos                          Laborers
     Build small temporary slag dykes in front of all buildings
4                                                                       Grinding Operators
     including around the barge transformer.
5    Inspect, open and close all overhead doors in plant                   Maintenance
6    Tie down covers on top of all silos                                   Maintenance
7    Store and secure oxygen and acetylene carts inside a building         Maintenance
 8   Inspect and service all diesel welding machines                       Maintenance
 9   Tie down conveyor belts                                            Grinding Operators
10   Tie Down stacker                                                      Maintenance
11   Cover mill motors with plastic film                                    Electricians
     Service, check operations, spot generator, and connect to plant
12                                                                          Electricians
     utility for telephones and lights

13   Check operation of battery powered emergency lights                    Electricians

     Ensure driving rain cannot enter mobile equipment exhaust
14                                                                         Maintenance
     pipes

15   Stock supply of drinking water in containers in drawing room            Laborers

     Ensure sump pumps are working in both rail and truck scale and
16                                                                          Maintenance
     slurry pump rooms
     Leave truck, rail and barge loading spouts in raised position. Tie
17                                                                            Shipping
     off with ropes.
18   Lock all brakes on all rail hoppers                                      Shipping
19   Tape shipping office windows                                             Shipping
20   Store all pallets in warehouse                                     Warehouse Coordinator
21   Pick up loose material around plant grounds                                 All
22   Fuel all trucks, heavy equipment and welding machines                      All
23   Park all mobile equipment possible inside buildings                     All
24   Check operation of two-way radios                                Shift Supervisor
     Ensure we have the following materials on hand: 3/8" Plywood,
     3/8" Poly Rope, 2x4 lumber 8' long, flashlights, flashlight
     batteries, flashlight bulbs, First Aid Supplies, Drinking Water,
25   tape for windows, 2"x4"x8" Hose Clamps, small sump pump, 2" Warehouse Coordinator
     diameter Blue Hose, 4" diameter Blue Hose, Plastic Film, Wire,
     Nails, Rags, Paper Cups, Rain Suits, Toilet Paper, Soap, Battery
     Operated AM/FM Radio for Updates
     Turn off power to barge transformer, build berm around barge
26                                                                      Electricians
     transformer




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                                                                            Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                            Title:         Safety
                                         Emergency Action                   Page:          13
        Sparrows Point                        Plan                          Date:          07/12/10
       Safety and Health                                                    Issued By:     Safety
             SOP                                                            Updated by:    G. Novotny


                            Steps for Safety if a Tornado Strikes


What to Look & Listen for

      Look for any rotary motion at the base of a thundercloud system, whether it is currently touching the
       ground or not
      Notice any rotating cloud of debris or dust near the ground that is becoming darker as the debris is lifted
       toward a thunderhead
      Listen for a roar akin to the sounds of a large jet aircraft or locomotive


How to Report a Tornado

      Call the National Weather Service at 301-713-4000 / 410-936-1212
      Be prepared to describe
           o What you have seen
           o The direction and distance from a known position to the storm
           o The time you first saw the event
           o The direction of movement and the speed the storm is traveling

What you should Do

      Get to a safe building in a reinforced area
      If possible, notify the Grinding Supervisor
      Supervisor should notify the others via Gai-tronics and the plant radio system
      The Supervisor should notify workers on the Granulation side of the plant
      Monitor storm warnings from AM-FM radio or Weather Bureau frequencies
      Stay away from windows
      Do not attempt to drive
      Avoid large windows
      Have flashlights and other battery operated equipment in good working order




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                                                                               Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                               Title:        Safety
                                           Emergency Action                    Page:         14
         Sparrows Point                         Plan                           Date:         07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                      Issued By:    Safety
              SOP                                                              Updated by:   G. Novotny




Personal Injury


In the event an employee is injured, the specific responsibilities are as follows:


Co-Worker
           Notify the Supervisor of the emergency


Grinding
           Notify a First Aid Attendant (The Supervisor or anyone else on duty who is trained)
           Call 911 if necessary (or at any point during the emergency as requested)
           If it is necessary to call an ambulance, the Grinding Supervisor should send someone to the nearest
            Gate, and anywhere else deemed necessary in order to quickly direct the ambulance to the location
            of the emergency.
           Contact the employees’ immediate coordinator or manager
            o Call Paul Parker, Plant Manager:
                        Office – Extension 201
                        Home – 410-942-0448
                        Cell – 443-987-2774
            o Call Bill Gezik, Operations Manager
                        Office – Extension 217
                        Home – 443-371-6153
                        Cell – 443-275-8800
            o Call MaryLou Sieber, HR Representative:
                        Office – Extension 0
                        Home – 410-529-2789
                        Cell – 443-310-7783
            o Geneva Edwards 410 391 5374 (after hours)

        It will be the responsibility of the Plant Manager to insure that all upward reporting is completed as
        required with regards to OSHA and LAFARGE for any serious incidents. All Incidents are to be reported
        and documented through the Lafarge database.

Granulation
       The Supervisor is the First Aid Station Leader
       Must be familiar with basic first-aid procedures
       Must follow any instructions that are relayed from those on the scene
       Must be prepared to assist in the treatment of the injured at the first aid station and/or at the scene of
        the injury
       Must be familiar with all first aid equipment




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                                                                          Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                          Title:        Safety
                                        Emergency Action                  Page:         15
       Sparrows Point                        Plan                         Date:         07/12/10
      Safety and Health                                                   Issued By:    Safety
            SOP                                                           Updated by:   G. Novotny

  Supervisor
     The injured employee’s Supervisor or manager must accompany the injured to the hospital or
      physician’s office. If the Supervisor or manager is not available then another Supervisor or manager will
      be required to accompany the injured employee.


X-Ray Leakage or Overexposure to X-rays

     Follow steps outlined in Personal Injury section
     Notify Supervisor
     Supervisor will notify MDE


Overexposure to Radioactive Materials

     Follow steps outlined in Personal Injury section
     Notify Supervisor
     Supervisor will notify MDE


Other Emergencies
          o   Call Paul Parker, Plant Manager:
                   Office – Extension 201
                   Home – 410-942-0448
                   Cell – 443-987-2774
          o   In Paul’s absence call Bill Gezik, Operations Manager:
                   Office – Extension 217
                   Home – 443-371-6153
                   Cell – 443-275-8800

                              Speed Dial Agency
                                  01       Severstal Ambulance Station
                                  02       Severstal Fire Department
                                           Sparrows Point Police Department
                                  03       (410) 388 7761
                                           OSHA
                                  07       US Coast Guard Safety
                                  08       Search & Rescue
                                  09       Marine Police
                                  10       MOSH
                                  11       MDE
                           Note: Grinding Plant is #121, Granulation Plant is #320




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                                                                          Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                          Title:        Safety
                                        Emergency Action                  Page:         16
         Sparrows Point                      Plan                         Date:         07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                 Issued By:    Safety
              SOP                                                         Updated by:   G. Novotny




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  BK Truland




                                      Terrorist Threat - MARSEC


In the event an MARSEC (Marine Security) warning has been issued responsibilities are as follows:


Plant Manager or Designated Individual
          Notify the Plant via Electronic E-MAIL and Posting


Barge Captain
          Follow all routine SOP’s for Barge Loading
          Notify a Barge Crew and Granulation Supervisor of Marsec Level
          Place Necessary Signage at Dock dependent upon Marsec Level Issued
          Direct Security Camera to location for monitoring by Grinding Supervisor
          Arrange for Severstal Security to monitor restricted area routinely
          Call 911 if necessary (or at any point during the emergency as required)
          Call National Response Center if necessary (1-800-424-8802)
          Contact the or manager in the event of a security issue
           o Call Paul Parker, Plant Manager:
                     Office – Extension 201
                     Home – 410-942-0448
                     Cell – 443-987-2774
           o Call MaryLou Sieber, Plant Administrator:
                     Office – Extension 0
                     Home – 410-529-2789
                     Cell – 443-310-7783




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                                                                            Policy No.     SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                            Title:         Safety
                                          Emergency Action                  Page:          17
         Sparrows Point                        Plan                         Date:          07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                   Issued By:     Safety
              SOP                                                           Updated by:    G. Novotny


                           Stock and Surge Pile Emergency Procedures

Co-Worker
           Notify the Grinding Supervisor of the emergency

Grinding Supervisors
           Notify a First Aid Attendant (Shift Supervisor or anyone else on duty who is trained)
           Call 911 if necessary (or at any point during the emergency as requested)
           If it is necessary to call an ambulance, the Grinding Supervisor should send someone to the nearest
            Gate, and anywhere else deemed necessary in order to quickly direct the ambulance to the location
            of the emergency.
           Contact the employees’ immediate coordinator or manager
            o Call Paul Parker, Plant Manager:
                        Office – Extension 201
                        Home – 410-942-0448
                        Cell – 443-987-2774
            o Call Bill Gezik, Operations Manager
                        Office – Extension 217
                        Home – 443-371-6153
                        Cell – 443-275-8800
            o Call MaryLou Sieber, HR Representative:
                        Office – Extension 0
                        Home – 410-529-2789
                        Cell – 443-310-7783
            o Geneva Edwards 410 391 5374 (after hours)

        It will be the responsibility of the Plant Manager to insure that all upward reporting is completed as
        required with regards to OSHA and LAFARGE for any serious incidents. All Incidents are to be reported
        and documented through the Lafarge database.

Granulation
       The Supervisor is the First Aid Station Leader
       Must be familiar with basic first-aid procedures
       Must follow any instructions that are relayed from those on the scene
       Must be prepared to assist in the treatment of the injured at the first aid station and/or at the scene of
        the injury
       Must be familiar with all first aid equipment
       The injured employee’s coordinator or manager must accompany the injured to the hospital or
        physician’s office. If the coordinator or manager is not available then another coordinator or manager
        will be required to accompany the injured employee.


Stockpile emergency – In the event an individual is caught or engulfed by a run of material, the face must be
stabilized with available equipment before the rescue begins. The protection of rescue workers is a prime
consideration.

In the event that mobile equipment is caught or engulfed in a run of material, the material must be stabilized to
its angle of repose or less before excavation for recovery of equipment is begun.



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                                                                                  Policy No.      SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                                  Title:          Safety
                                             Emergency Action                     Page:           18
          Sparrows Point                          Plan                            Date:           07/12/10
         Safety and Health                                                        Issued By:      Safety
               SOP                                                                Updated by:     G. Novotny

Surge Pile emergency – The main emergency scenarios involve situations where the loader or dozer:

• Engulfed into a cavity (i.e. collapsed void); or
• Breakdowns or runs out of fuel.


Dozer or Loader Breakdowns on the Surge Pile

If the loader or dozer gives any warning sign (as it normally would) of running out of fuel or breaking-down, the
operator shall take immediate action to move the loader or dozer from any hazardous area and preferably off
the surge pile. If the breakdown does happen on the surge pile, the operator shall inform the supervisor of the
situation. Supervision and the operator shall perform a hazard assessment to see if it is safe for the operator to
walk off the surge pile otherwise the operator will remain in the cab and be towed off the surge pile. The
operator should only walk down and off the surge pile by way of a safe route that is away from the draw hole /
feeder and any other hazardous area.

Dozer or Loader Engulfed into the Draw Hole

When an emergency call is received or the loader or dozer is observed to fall into draw hole or collapsed void,
the following actions should occur:

• Immediately stop the feeder and stacker and all operation of         plant and equipment in the immediate area
that is likely to affect the safety of the operator.

• Raise the general alarm to alert the rescue team or emergency responders.

• The emergency coordinator shall assess the situation by observing from a safe location (normally being the
stacker/tripper) and talking by two-way radio with the operator of the loader or dozer.

• Initially consider the urgency of the situation (is the operator in a life threatening situation?).

Rescue of the Operator

A risk assessment shall be done prior to starting the rescue. This should consider all possible hazards, and an
appropriate course of action decided upon by persons involved in order that the operator and equipment will be
exposed to a minimum risk of injury or damage. The following points should be taken into consideration:

        • Urgency of the situation,
        • Fire,
        • Engulfment,
        • Potential for further movement of the loader or dozer,
        • Potential for rescue persons to be engulfed during the rescue,
        • Stability of surge pile in vicinity of draw hole,

        • Having a retrieval dozer on standby,
        • Preparing a stabilized area on the surge pile surface for rescue operations,
        • Determining if it is possible to access the operator from an overhead structure (i.e. conveyor or
stacker) without disturbing the surface of the surge pile.




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                                                                           Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                           Title:        Safety
                                          Emergency Action                 Page:          19
         Sparrows Point                        Plan                        Date:          07/12/10
        Safety and Health                                                  Issued By:     Safety
              SOP                                                          Updated by:    G. Novotny



Retrieval of Dozer or Loader

The situation is to be assessed to determine a safe method of recovery. Normally this involves the use of other
dozers to remove the material from around the loader or dozer that is engulfed in the draw hole. When it is safe
to do so, the loader or dozer should be towed out.

The following points should be taken into consideration:

• Stabilizing the loader or dozer,
• Locating other feeders (that may also have voids),
• Preventing excessive overhangs when material is being pushed away from the dozer or loader than is
engulfed in the draw hole,
• Having available the proper slings,
• Ensuring that the area is at all times safe when it is necessary for rescue persons to enter the area,
• Ensuring that the retrieval is a well-planned operation.




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                                         Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                         Title:        Safety
                    Emergency Action     Page:         20
 Sparrows Point          Plan            Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                        Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                Updated by:   G. Novotny

                    GRINDING PLOT PLAN




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                                            Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                            Title:        Safety
                     Emergency Action       Page:         21
 Sparrows Point           Plan              Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                           Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                   Updated by:   G. Novotny

 OFFICE BUILDING DOWNSTAIRS AND UPSTAIRS WITH SAFETY LOCATIONS




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                                             Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                             Title:        Safety
                    Emergency Action         Page:         22
 Sparrows Point          Plan                Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                            Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                    Updated by:   G. Novotny

                    GRINDING MILL BUILDING




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                                            Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                            Title:        Safety
                        Emergency Action    Page:         23
 Sparrows Point              Plan           Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                           Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                   Updated by:   G. Novotny

            GRANULATION MAINTENANCE SHOP AND WAREHOUSE




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                                             Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                             Title:        Safety
                       Emergency Action      Page:         24
 Sparrows Point             Plan             Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                            Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                    Updated by:   G. Novotny

                    GRANULATION OFFICE COMPLEX




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                                               Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                               Title:        Safety
                         Emergency Action      Page:         25
 Sparrows Point               Plan             Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                              Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                                      Updated by:   G. Novotny

                    AMBULANCE STATION CALL NUMBERS




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                                                                   Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                                                   Title:        Safety
                                   Emergency Action                Page:         26
     Sparrows Point                     Plan                       Date:         07/12/10
    Safety and Health                                              Issued By:    Safety
          SOP                                                      Updated by:   G. Novotny

   ENVIRONMENTAL NOTIFICATION CONTACT:
    (For a spill or material discharge that has a major impact on the environment, and any
    environmental charges, civil complaints and/or criminal complaints.)

     Notification ASAP but no later than 4 hours after business unit notification

       Primary Contact: Bill Voshell
       Office Telephone #:       (678) 746-2024             Office Fax # (678) 746-2007
       Cell Phone #:             (770) 843-3456             Home Phone # (770) 888-3740

       Secondary Contact: Craig Campbell
       Office Telephone #:     (703) 480-3652               Office Fax #: 518-756-9333
       Cell Phone #:           (248) 885-3265               Home Phone #: (703) 481-6902

   HEALTH AND SAFETY NOTIFICATION CONTACT:
    (For one or more fatalities of an employee or contractor, or a severe accident (a severe
    accident is where dismemberment or significant trauma occurs posing a significant risk of
    loss of life.)

     Notification ASAP but no later than 4 hours after business unit notification

       Primary Contact: Michael Heaton
       Office Telephone #:      (678) 746-2061              Office Fax #: (678) 746-2008
       Cell Phone #:            (678) 794-6486              Home Phone # (770) 643-1846

       Secondary Contact: Walt Urbanski
       Office Telephone #:     (518)-756-5128               Office Fax #: (518)-756-9333
       Cell Phone #:           (518)-858-2345               Home Phone # (518)-370-2057

   ANY OTHER TYPE OF EVENT OF EXTREME SIGNIFICANCE CONTACT:
    (For any event of extreme significance, i.e., major and/or lengthy industrial action or other
    type of event near one of our sites which has triggered a regional emergency condition, i.e.,
    explosions, terrorist attack, flood, earthquake, tornado, hurricane.)

     Notification ASAP but no later than 4 hours after business unit notification

       MOSH (Maryland Occupational Safety Health Report a Fatality
       Emergency Phone Number:                     1-888-257-6674

       Primary Contact: Bill Voshell
       Office Telephone #:       (678) 746-2024             Office Fax # (678) 746-2007
       Cell Phone #:             (770) 843-3456             Home Phone # (770) 888-3740

       Secondary Contact: Craig Campbell
       Office Telephone #:     (703) 480-3652               Office Fax #: (703) 480-3678
       Cell Phone #:           (248) 885-3265               Home Phone #: (703) 481-6902




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                                       Policy No.    SP-004 Rev: 1
                                       Title:        Safety
                    Emergency Action   Page:         27
 Sparrows Point          Plan          Date:         07/12/10
Safety and Health                      Issued By:    Safety
      SOP                              Updated by:   G. Novotny




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