Florida Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Visible emissions: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-297.320

Biological waste incinerators: FAC 62-296.401(4)

Air curtain incinerators: FAC 62-296.401(7)

Kraft pulp mills and tall oil plants: FAC 62-296.404(6)(c)(4)


Abatement: FAC 61E1-2.006, Florida Statutes (FS) 469.005, FS 469.012, and FS 469.013

Mercury recovery facility operators: FAC 62-737.800


Pesticide applicator training for nonlicensed applicators: FAC 5E-9.034

Urban landscape commercial fertilizer applicator: FS 403.9338 and FS 482.1562

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Solid waste landfill, construction/demolition debris, and waste processing facility operators: FS 403.716 and FAC 62-701.320

Underground storage tanks (USTs): FAC 62-761.350

Universal waste handlers: FAC 62-737.400(3), FAC 62-737.400(4), and FAC 62-730.186

Used oil transporters: FAC 62-710.600


Water operators: FAC 62-602.200 to 62-602.870

Water well contractors: FAC 62-531.300 and FAC 62-531.330

Workplace safety and health: U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 651et seq. and regulations at 29 CFR 1910et seq.

Regulatory Agencies

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Division of Professions

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) Pesticide Compliance Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida has adopted its own training requirements that are stricter than federal rules for personnel at facilities that emit air pollutants in various sectors, asbestos abatement and other asbestos activities, personnel of mercury recovery or reclamation facilities, ...

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