Georgia Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-1-.02(2)(zz)

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Asbestos: GRR 391-3-14-.06

Pesticide applicators: GRR 40-21-3-.01 to 40-21-3-.02, GRR 40-21-4-.01 to 40-21-4-.04, and GRR 620-3-.02

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal facility operator certification: GRR 391-3-4-.18

Solid waste landfill operator certification: GRR 391-3-4-.18

Vapor recovery (Stage II) system operator: GRR 391-3-1-.02(zz)

Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts Act, CGA 43-51 et seq. and regulations at GRR 750-3-.01 to 750-3-.04

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) operators: GRR 391-3-15-.16


Ag waste: GRR 391-3-6-.20 and GRR 391-3-6-.21

Drinking water: GRR 750-3-.01 and GRR 750-6-.02

Wastewater: GRR 750-3-.01 and GRR 750-6-.02

Workplace safety and health:

Hazardous communication: Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right-to-Know Act (training standards), CGA 45-22-8, and regulations at GRR 300-3-19-.03

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

Georgia State Board of Examiners (SBE)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 4

Georgia Department of Labor (DOL)

Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Georgia has adopted training rules that are stricter than federal requirements for gasoline dispensing facilities, underground storage tank (UST) facilities, asbestos abatement certification (demolition, removal, and encapsulation by contractor), animal ...

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