Ohio Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-21-09(Z)(2)(a), OAC 3745-21-09(AA)(3), OAC 3745-21-09(BB)(1)(d), OAC 3745-21-09(DD)(2)(e), OAC 3745-21-12(F), OAC 3745-21-12(G)(3), OAC 3745-21-15(H), OAC 3745-21-15(J), OAC 3745-21-16(F), OAC 3745-21-19(E)(2), OAC 3745-21-21(C)(3)(h), OAC 3745-21-21(D)(3)(e), and OAC 3745-77-07(C)(2)

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Asbestos: OAC 3745-20-10(B)(4) and OAC 3745-20-11(B)(4)

Brownfields: Ohio Revised Code Annotated (ORCA) 3746.21

Hazardous substances: ORCA 3751.08

Hazardous waste:

Generators, transporters, and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): ORCA 3734.04, ORCA 3734.07(C), and ORCA 3734.31

Solid waste:

Solid waste facilities and infectious waste treatment facilities: ORCA 3734.04, ORCA 3734.07(C), and ORCA 3734.31 (interim status)

Composting facilities, Classes I, II, III, and IV: OAC 3745-560-04(A), OAC 3745-560-115, OAC 3745-560-215, OAC 3745-560-315, and OAC 3745-560-415

Industrial solid waste landfill: OAC 3745-29-19(E)(11)

Residual waste landfills: OAC 3745-30-14(E)(10)

Sanitary landfills: OAC 3745-27-19(E)(11) and ORCA 3734.041

Scrap tire facilities: ORCA 3734.042

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): OAC 1301:7-9-15(C)(3)


Ag waste: OAC 901:10-2-08 and OAC 901:10-2-19

Drinking water: ORCA 6109.34

Stormwater: OAC 901:10-3-11

Sludge: ORCA 6111.05

Underground injection: ORCA 6111.05

Wastewater: ORCA 6111.05

Workplace safety and health (public sector only):

Agency inspection of workplaces: ORCA 4167.10 and regulations at OAC 4167-8-01

Employer inspection of its workplaces: OAC 4167-3-01

Hazardous materials motor carriers: OAC 4901:2-5-11 and OAC 4901:2-5-13

Regulatory Agencies

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