Texas Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 101.201(b), 30 TAC 101.211(b), and 30 TAC 106.8

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Asbestos—transporters: 25 TAC 295.56

Hazardous Waste:

Generators: 30 TAC 335.9, 30 TAC 335.10, 30 TAC 335.70, and 30 TAC 335.513

Transporters: 30 TAC 335.14

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 30 TAC 335.15, 30 TAC 335.152(a)(4), 30 TAC 335.117 (interim status), 30 TAC 335.122 (interim status), and 30 TAC 335.112(a)(4) (interim status)

Medical waste:

Generators: 30 TAC 330.1207(b) and 30 TAC 330.1219(a)

Transporters: 30 TAC 330.1211

Pesticides: 4 TAC 7.32, 4 TAC 7.33, 4 TAC 7.144, and 4 TAC 8.11(f)

Remediation—Dry cleaners: 30 TAC 337.70 to 337.72

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill facilities: 30 TAC 330.125, 30 TAC 330.179, 30 TAC 335.585, and 30 TAC 335.586

MSW storage and processing units: 30 TAC 330.219

MSW transporters: 30 TAC 330.103

Sludge/septage transporters: 30 TAC 312.142

Septage transporters: 30 TAC 312.144 and 30 TAC 312.145

Scrap tires: 30 TAC 328.57, 30 TAC 328.58, and 30 TAC 328.62

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 30 TAC 334.130

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 30 TAC 334.10


Ag waste: 30 TAC 321.46 and 30 TAC 321.47

Drinking water: 30 TAC 290.46 and 30 TAC 290.274

Reclaimed water: 30 TAC 210.57

Underground injection wells (UIWs): 30 TAC 331.67

Regulatory Agencies

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Division of Regulatory Services Environmental and Consumer Safety Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Texas's environmental ...

>> Read more about Recordkeeping

More on this topic:

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Texas Recordkeeping Resources

Recordkeeping Products

TrainingToday - HR
The turnkey training tool to cost-effectively start and run your employee training and testing program."
Safety.BLR.com - Making Safety Training and Compliance Easier
Safety training and compliance just got easier. You get easy access to hundreds of training solutions, easy-to-understand regulatory analysis, analysis of federal and state full-text regs, regulatory activity, news, and best practices. Safety.BLR.com - your online safety solution."
TrainingToday - CA Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response
The turn-key training tool for effectively educating supervisors about California's sexual harassment prevention and response laws. "
HR Audit Checklists
Created by employment law experts, this unique and practical handbook provides prewritten checklists that help spot and correct compliance problems before they become costly lawsuits. You get checklists on HR policies, job descriptions, safety and OSHA, compensation programs, hiring practices, performance measurement, telecommuting, flexible work hours and much, much more. "
Safety Meetings Library on CD
Here's everything you need to prepare and deliver great safety meetings in just minutes -now updated with easy to use and expanded Version 2. This easy-to-use CD delivers 100's of safety meetings, toolbox talks, and handouts on every key OSHA topics - from HazCom to workplace emergencies. You just schedule the training, pick a topic - and these ready-to-use meetings do the rest. "
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!