Tennessee Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Wood furniture finishing and cleaning operations: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 1200-03-18-.42(5)(b)


Abatement activities: Rule 1200-01-20-.02(3)(a)(2) and Rule 1200-01-20-.02(3)(a)(9)

Demolition and renovation: Rule 1200-03-11-.02(2)(d)(3)

Hazardous waste transfer facilities: Rule 0400-12-01-.04

Lead-based paint activities: Rule 1200-01-18-.01(6) and Rule 0080-6-16-.04

Pesticide applicators: Rule 0080-06-16-.03 and 0080-06-16-.04

Solid waste:

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLs): Rule 0400-11-01-.12

Solid waste composting facilities: Rule 0400-11-01-.11(2)(b)4


Hydrologic professionals: Rule 0400-40-17-.01 to 0400-40-17-.04

Operators: Rule 1200-05-03-.01 to 1200-05-03-.13

Workplace safety and health: Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972, Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 50-3-101 et seq.

Hazard communication: TCA 50-3-2010 and Rule 0800-01-09-.07

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD) Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Tennessee has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for personnel at wood furniture operations, asbestos abatement and renovation and demolition activities, lead-based paint activities, hazardous waste transfer stations, municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs) and solid waste composting facilities, wastewater and water treatment and ...

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