Texas Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Texas Health and Safety Code (H&SC) 382.015, H&SC 382.111, 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 112.55, 30 TAC 115.114, 30 TAC 115.144, 30 TAC 115.214, 30 TAC 115.324, 30 TAC 115.354, 30 TAC 115.534, and 30 TAC 115.544

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Hazardous waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): H&SC 361.033

Transfer facilities: 30 TAC 335.94

Medical waste:

Hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 30 TAC 113.2078

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste (MSW) facilities: Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act, H&SC 361.032, 30 TAC 330.175, 30 TAC 330.179, and 30 TAC 335.585

MSW transporters: 30 TAC 330.105

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) wastes at MSW facilities: 30 TAC 330.127

Lead-acid battery retailers: H&SC 361.453

Sludge transporters: 30 TAC 312.144

Type IV landfills: H&SC 361.091

Pesticides: 4 TAC 7.35 and 4 TAC 7.149

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 30 TAC 334.52

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) and USTs: 30 TAC 334.12


Ag waste: 30 TAC 321.36, 30 TAC 321.46, and 30 TAC 321.47

Drinking water: 30 TAC 290.46

General: Texas Water Code (TWC) 26.014 and TWC 26.171

Injection wells: TWC 26.016, TWC 27.071, and 30 TAC 305.154

Laboratories: TWC 5.134

Oil spills: Texas Natural Resources Code (TNRC) 91.1012

Spill prevention: 31 TAC 19.12 and 31 TAC 19.18

On-site sewage facilities: 30 TAC 285.3

Workplace safety and health:

Agricultural Hazard Communication Act, Agricultural Code 125.008 and 125.016

Hazard Communication Act, H&SC 502.009 and 502.011

Fire safety: Government Code (GC) 417.008 and regulations at 28 TAC 34.303

Workplace hazard communication, public sector only: 25 TAC 295.11

Regulatory Agencies

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