Oklahoma Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollution: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:100-8-6(c)(2), OAC 252:100-39-41(e)(4)(A)(vi), and OAC 252:100 39-47(e)(2)

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Hazardous waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), recyclers, transporters, and generators: 27A Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 2-7-105(3)

Transporters: OAC 165:5-1-27 and OAC 165:30-17-51

Medical waste processing facilities (MWPFs): OAC 252:515-23-33

Solid waste:

Facilities: 27A OSA 2-10-202

Disposal facilities: OAC 252:515-29-3(a)

Septage haulers: OAC 252:645-1-4

Storage tanks: 17 OSA 303 and 17 OSA 306


Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): OAC 35:17-3-11 and 2 OSA 2A-7

Drinking water: 27A OSA 2-6-307 and OAC 252:624-1-4

Sewage: OAC 252:641-1-3

Wastewater: 27A OSA 2-6-204

Workplace safety and health:

Agency inspections of public sector workplaces: OAC 380:40-1-8 to 380:40-1-11

Public sector self-inspections: OAC 380:40-1-2

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 47 OSA 230.4 and 47 OSA 230.5

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC)

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (DAFF)

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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

Oklahoma Department of Labor (DOL) Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health Division (PEOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has established self-inspection requirements under its air, solid waste, and agricultural waste regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some ...

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