Minnesota Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Minnesota Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Solid waste combustor: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7011.1275 and MR 7011.1280


Air sampling: MR 4620.3718

Hazardous waste:

Land disposal facility operators/inspectors: MR 7048.0100 to 7048.1300

Transfer facilities: MR 7045.0365

Pesticide applicators: MSA 18B.29 to 18B.35 and regulations at MR 1505.0980

Solid waste management (treat, store, transfer, process, or dispose) facility operators: MR 7035.2545

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): MSA 115E.045

Underground storage tank (UST) service providers: MR 7105.0080

UST operators: MR 7150.0211

Water and wastewater operator certification: MR 9400.0100 to 9400.1500

Workplace safety and health:

Hazard communication standard (HazCom) (nonfarming commercial/industrial): MR 5206.0700

HCS at farming operations: MR 5206.1700

Hazardous materials motor carriers: Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115E.045

Regulatory Agencies

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (MDLI) Minnesota OSHA Compliance

Minnesota Department of Health (DOH)

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Minnesota has environmental training requirements that are stricter than the federal. These include requirements for certain aboveground storage tank (AST) facilities, asbestos air sampling, solid waste combustors, solid and hazardous waste operators and inspectors, solid waste management facility personnel, pesticide applicators, underground storage tank (UST) service providers and ...

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