Massachusetts Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Incinerators: 310 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) 7.08

Automotive refinishing operations: 310 CMR 7.18

Gasoline dispensing facilities: 310 CMR 7.24


Analytic service: 453 CMR 6.08

Abatement certification: 453 CMR 6.10

Hazardous waste:

Recycling personnel training: 310 CMR 30.205(15)

Transporters: 310 CMR 30.409

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) facilities handling hazardous wastewaters: 314 CMR 8.07


Abatement certification: 454 CMR 22.08

Inspectors and assessors: 105 CMR 460.400

Pesticide applicator certification: 333 CMR 10.01 to 10.16

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) operator training: 310 CMR 80.02


Wastewater: 257 CMR 2.01 to 2.15

Drinking water: 236 CMR 4.01 to 4.07

Workplace safety and health: 454 CMR 21.07

Hoisting machinery: 520 CMR 6.00

Regulatory Agencies

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Board of Certification of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities (Board)

Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety Department of Fire Services (DFS) Division of Fire Safety

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 1

Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Occupational Safety (DOS)

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

Massachusetts Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture (DFA) Pesticide Bureau

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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