New York Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

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Dry-cleaner owner/operator training and certification: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 232.14

Gasoline dispensing facilities: 6 NYCRR 230.2

Municipal and private solid waste incinerators: 6 NYCRR 219-2.8

Asbestos abatement: 10 NYCRR 73.5 and 10 NYCRR 73.6

Medical waste:

Medical waste treatment facility personnel (processing and handling waste): 6 NYCRR 360-10.3(h) and 6 NYCRR 360-17.3(i)

Medical waste incinerator operator certification (air emissions): 6 NYCRR 219-3.11

Pesticide applicators: 6 NYCRR 325.8 to 325.10 and 6 NYCRR 325.18

Solid waste:

Solid waste management facilities (SWMFs): 6 NYCRR 360-1.14(u)

Solid waste incinerator personnel training plan (waste handling): 6 NYCRR 360-3.3(g)

Solid waste incinerator (municipal and private) operator certification (air emissions): 6 NYCRR 219-2.8


Wastewater: 6 NYCRR 650.1 to 650.12

Drinking water: 10 NYCRR 5-4.1 to 5-4.8

Workplace safety and health:

Public sector hazard communication education and training: 12 NYCRR 820.4

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

Department of Agriculture and Markets (DA&M)

New York Department of Health (DOH)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 2

New York Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Safety and Health Public Employee Safety and Health

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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