Kentucky Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Gasoline dispensing facilities equipped with Stage II vapor recovery: 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 59:174(5)

Municipal solid waste (MSW) incinerators: 401 KAR 59:021(9)

Lead-based paint abatement certification: 902 KAR 48:020 and 902 KAR 48:030

Pesticides: 302 KAR 27:050, 302 KAR 28.050, 302 KAR 29:050, and 302 KAR 29:060

Solid waste:

Landfill operators, landfill managers, and land farming operators: 401 KAR 47:070, Section 7

Special waste landfill operators: 401 KAR 45:090

Municipal solid waste transporters: 601 KAR 40:020

Waste tire transporters: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.50-858

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) contractor (install, remove, repair) certification: 815 KAR 30:060

UST operator training: 401 KAR 42:020, Sections 7 and 8


Drinking water: 401 KAR 8:030, 401 KAR 11:040, and 401 KAR 11:050

Wastewater: 401 KAR 5:010, 401 KAR 11:030, and 401 KAR 11:050

Workplace safety and health:

First-aid providers: 803 KAR 2:310

Regulatory Agencies

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Kentucky Labor Cabinet Occupational Safety and Health Program (KyOSH)

Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) Division of Environmental Services

Kentucky Health Services Cabinet Department of Public Health (DPH)

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kentucky has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for drinking water system operators; lead-based paint abatement; pesticide applicators; UST contractors and operators; solid waste facility operators; special waste landfill, land ...

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