Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
Industrial Commission of Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)
Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)
Arizona Department of Agriculture (ADOA) Environmental Services Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona has adopted training requirements for workers conducting prescribed burns and for pesticide workers that are stricter than the federal rules. The state has adopted its own certification requirements for wastewater treatment plant and collection system operators and drinking water system operators. The state also requires all underground storage tank (UST) service providers to be certified and three classes of UST operators to be trained. See the Table for state-specific training requirements.
Arizona is a "state plan" state; that is, it has its own federally approved occupational safety and health plan, the Arizona Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972 (AOSHA). The training requirements set forth in AOSHA are the same as the ...