Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...