South Carolina Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Incinerator operators: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-62.5-3(IX)

Municipal waste combustor (MWC) personnel: R. 61-107.12-I


Abatement air samplers: R. 61-86.1 (III)

Hazardous waste:

Transporter: R. 61-79.263.10

Medical waste: R. 61-105(U)(8)


Private applicators: R. 27-1077

Commercial and noncommercial applicators: R. 27-1078 and R. 27-1079

Solid waste:

Solid waste processing facilities: R. 61-107.6(I)

Used oil transporter: R. 61-107.279.43(d)


Ag waste: R. 61-43.100.190 and R. 61-43.200.190

Drinking water: R. 51-1 to 51-7 and R. 61-58.7-F

Wastewater: R. 51-1 to 51-7

Onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTSS): R. 61-56.2.400

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR) Occupational Safety and Health Administration

LLR Board of Environmental Certification (BEC)

Clemson University Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for incinerator operators, municipal waste combustor (MWC) personnel, asbestos abatement personnel and asbestos air samplers, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) manure management, drinking water treatment backflow prevention testers, solid waste processing facility personnel, hazardous waste transporters, used oil transporters, medical waste ...

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