Oregon Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oregon Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air:

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Large municipal waste combustor (MWC): Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 340-230-0373

Solid and infectious waste incinerators: OAR 340-230-0120

Crematory incinerators: OAR 340-230-0210

Asbestos abatement project certification: OAR 340-248-0150

Pesticide workers and handlers: OAR 437-002-0377, OAR 437-004-0002, and OAR 437-004-9800

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) operator training: OAR 340-150-0210

Water:

Drinking water: OAR 333-061-0235 and OAR 333-061-0260

Spill prevention personnel: OAR 340-141-0160 and OAR 340-141-0200

Wastewater: OAR 340-049-0030 and OAR 340-049-0040

Workplace safety:

Bloodborne pathogens: OAR 437-002-1030

Cranes and derricks: OAR 437-002-0228

Regulatory Agencies

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (ODCBS) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (OR-OSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oregon has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal standards for asbestos abatement projects, oil SPCC personnel, pesticide agricultural workers and handlers, and UST system operators.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the environmental training requirements.

Requirements

TABLE 1: ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

TABLE 2: SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

DISCUSSION

TABLE 1: ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Topic Training Refresher Training
Air— Large MWC OAR 340-230-0373 Chief facility operators, shift supervisors, and control room operators: an EPA or state-approved operator training courseAll employees with responsibilities that ...

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