Rhode Island Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Organic solvent cleaning: Rhode Island Rules and Regulations (RI Rule) 12.031.036-36.4

Wood products manufacturing: RI Rule 12.031.035-35.5


Competent person/spot repairs: RI Rule 14.120.002-Part D

Hazardous waste:

Transporters: RI Rule 12.030.003-6.09

Universal waste:

Printed circuit board recyclers: RI Rule 12.030.003-11.2 and RI Rule 12.030.003-11.5

Lead-based paint abatement: RI Rule 14.000.013-18.0

Pesticides: RI Rule 12-020-013

Solid waste:

Incinerator and resource recovery facilities: RI Rule 12.030.024-4.3.31

Mixed solid waste composting facilities: RI Rule 12.030.028-8.7.35

Landfills: RI Rule 12.030.022-2.3.06(e)


Drinking water system operator certification: RI Rule 14.180.009

On-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTSs): RI Rule 12.1200.002-9 to 12.120.002-11

Wastewater: RI Rule: 12.190.007

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Office of Waste Management

Board of Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Facilities (Board) Rhode Island Department of Health (DOH)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 1

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) Occupational Safety Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Under air regulations, Rhode Island has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for wood products manufacturing, organic solvent cleaning, and gasoline dispensing facilities. The state also has stricter requirements for certain asbestos personnel, drinking water ...

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