Colorado Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Municipal waste combustors: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1001-8 Part B.VI.I.1

Wood furniture surface coating: 6 CCR 1001-9.IX.O.4

Breweries: 6 CCR 1001-9.XX.A.5


Abatement: 6 CCR 1001-10 Part B(II)

Awareness: 6 CCR 1007-2, Section 5.5.3

Hazardous waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) operators: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.16 (interim status)

Incineration: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.346(m)

Universal waste handlers: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 273.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 273.36


Lead-based paint abatement: 6 CCR 1001-23(AIII)


Applicators: 8 CCR 1203-2 Part 2

Technicians: 8 CCR 1203-2 Part 5

Solid waste:

Solid waste disposal facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 2.1.2(B)

Solid waste incinerators: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 11.2.4(G) and 6 CCR 1007-4 Section 3.1.4(g)

Waste tire facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.5.8(A)(1)(g), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.6.9(A)(1)(g), and 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.8.9(A)(1)(g)

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 7 CCR 1101-14 Section 1.5 and 7 CCR 1101-14 Section 2.3


Drinking water: 5 CCR 1003-2 Section 100.14

Wastewater: 5 CCR 1003-2 Section 100.14

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (DLE) Division of Oil and Public Safety (OPS)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has training requirements that are stricter than federal rules for asbestos abatement, lead-based paint abatement, pesticide applicators, hazardous waste ...

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