Montana Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Montana Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste:

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Transporter's transfer facility personnel: Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM) 17.53.704

Pesticides:

Pesticide applicator/operator training: ARM 4.10.206

Pesticide dealer training: ARM 4.10.503

Solid waste:

Class II landfill facility personnel: ARM 17.50.1103

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) operator training: ARM 17.56.1501 to 17.56.1505

Water:

Operators: ARM 17.40.201 to 17.40.215

Workplace safety public sector hazard communication: Montana Employee and Community Hazardous Chemical Information Act, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 50-78-305

Regulatory Agencies

Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 8

Montana Department of Labor and Industry (MDLI) Montana Safety and Health Bureau

Montana 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. Montana has adopted environmental training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for hazardous waste transfer facility operators, pesticide operators and dealers, UST operators, water treatment and distribution operators, and wastewater treatment plant operators.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the public sector hazard communication and environmental training requirements in Montana.

Requirements

TABLE 1: ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

TABLE 2: SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

DISCUSSION

TABLE 1: ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Topic Training Refresher Training
Hazardous waste— Transfer facilities ARM 17.53.704

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