New York Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air:

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Dry-cleaner owner/operator training and certification: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 232-2.10

Gasoline dispensing facilities: 6 NYCRR 230.2

Municipal and private solid waste incinerators: 6 NYCRR 219-2.8

Asbestos abatement: 10 NYCRR 73.5 and 10 NYCRR 73.6

Pesticide applicators: 6 NYCRR 325.8 to 325.10, 6 NYCRR 325.18, and 6 NYCRR 325.21

Regulated medical waste (RMW):

RMW generators: 6 NYCRR 365-1.2

RMW treatment facility registrants: 6 NYCRR 365-2.3(b)

RMW permittees: 6 NYCRR 365-2.4(c)

Medical waste incinerator operator certification (air emissions): 6 NYCRR 219-3.11

Solid waste:

Solid waste management facilities: 6 NYCRR 360.19(l)

Solid waste combustors: 6 NYCRR 362-1.5(f)

Water:

Wastewater: 6 NYCRR 650.1 to 650.12

Drinking water: 10 NYCRR 5-4.1 to 5-4.8

Workplace safety and health:

Public sector hazard communication education and training: 12 NYCRR 820.4

Regulatory Agencies

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

New York Department of Health (DOH)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 2

New York Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Safety and Health Public Employee Safety and Health

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New York has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal rules for asbestos abatement safety activities, drinking water treatment and distribution system operators, dry-cleaning facilities, gasoline dispensing facilities, medical waste facilities personnel, pesticide applicators, solid waste facilities, solid waste incinerator personnel, and wastewater treatment operators. See TABLE 1 for state-specific ...


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