Connecticut Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air:

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Loading of gasoline and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs): 22a-174-20(b)(16) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

Hazardous materials—Explosives transporters: 29-349-192 RCSA

Hazardous waste transporters: 22a-449(c)-103(d) RCSA

Medical waste: 22a-209-15(f)(8) RCSA

Recycling—Covered Electronic Recyclers: 22a-638-1(e) RCSA

Solid and special waste facility operator: 22a-209-6 RCSA

Water:

Drinking water: 25-32-9 to 25-32-14 RCSA

Wastewater: 22a-416-1 to 22a-416-10 RCSA

Workplace safety and health:

Public sector hazard communication: CGS 31-40c

Safety committees: 31-40v-9 RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

Connecticut Department of Public Safety (DPS)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut has adopted training requirements for personnel who load gasoline and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Connecticut has adopted the federal hazardous waste transporter rules, by reference, and has added requirements for transporter safety training that are stricter than federal rules. The state has also adopted its own training rules for Covered Electronic Recyclers, medical waste disposal, solid waste facility operators, and water and wastewater treatment system operators.

Administration and enforcement. DEEP administers and enforces the training rules for gasoline loading and dispensing facilities, hazardous waste transporters, medical waste disposal, solid waste facility operators, and wastewater treatment system operators.

Requirements

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
Requirements