Governing Law and Regulations
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA)
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 5
Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) Safety Inspection and Education Division
Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA)
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois has adopted training rules that are stricter than federal rules for concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) operators, lead paint abatement personnel, medical waste storage facilities, private pesticide applicators, and noncommunity public water system, public wastewater treatment system, certain solid waste facilities, and industrial waste treatment system operators. See the Table for more information concerning state-specific environmental training requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. IEPA administers and enforces the state's training rules for CAFO operator certification, hazardous waste TSDF ...