Utah Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Medical waste transporter: Utah Administrative Rules (R)315-316-4

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Pesticide applicators: R68-7-5 to 68-7-8

Solid waste:

Incinerator personnel: R315-306-2(12) and R315-306-3(2)(g)

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) certification: R311-201-4

UST operators: R311-201-12


Drinking water: R309-300-1 to 309-300-19 and R309-305-1 to 309-305-12

Wastewater: R317-10-1 to 317-10-15 and R317-11-1 to 317-11-14

Workplace safety and health:

Crane and derrick operators (construction): R156-55a-504

Process safety management (PSM) for explosives handling: R614-4-4

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) Pesticide Program

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Utah Labor Commission Occupational Safety and Health Division (UOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has adopted its own training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for incinerator personnel, medical waste transporters, pesticide applicator licensing, solid waste incinerator personnel, UST certification and UST operators, wastewater treatment system operators, and water (drinking) system operators. See TABLE 1 for state-specific environmental training requirements.

Utah is a "state plan" state; that is, it has its own federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program that governs all employers in both the public and private sectors. The workplace safety and health training requirements mirror federal requirements, with additional requirements that are stricter than federal rules for ...

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