Oklahoma Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Municipal waste combustors: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:100-17-24

Hazardous waste transfer facilities: OAC 252:205-15-2(b)

Pesticide applicators: OAC 35:30-17-4

Solid waste:

Disposal facilities: OAC 252:515-29-3(c)

Septage transporters: OAC 252:645-1-3

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): OAC 165:26-1-110

Underground storage tanks (USTs): OAC 165:25-1-120 to 165:25-1-126


Ag waste: OAC 35:17-3-18

Onsite sewage treatment systems: OAC 252:641-21-1 to 252:641-21-13

Operators: OAC 252:710-3-35

Spill prevention: OAC 165:10-3-16

Workplace safety and health: Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act, 40 Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 403, and OAC 380:40-1-2 and OAC 380:40-1-22

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

Oklahoma Department of Labor (DOL) Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) Unit

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF)

Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oil and Gas Conservation Division (OGCD) Petroleum Storage Tank Division (PSTD)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has adopted its own training requirements that are stricter than federal standards for personnel involved in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO), AST and UST facilities, hazardous waste transfer facilities, DEQ-certified septic tank installers, septage pumpers and transporters, pesticide applicators, municipal waste combustors, oil and gas employees exposed to ...

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