Virginia Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Virginia Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Large municipal waste combustor (MWC) operator: 9 VAC 5-40-8130

Small MWC operator: 9 VAC 5-40-6700

Petroleum liquid storage and transfer: 9 VAC 5-40-5220

Lead paint abatement certification: 18 VAC 15-30-10 to 15-20-830

Municipal waste:

Incinerator operators (less than 250 tons per day): 9 VAC 5-40-6700

Incinerator operators (more than 250 tons per day): 9 VAC 5-40-8130

Pesticides: 2 VAC 5-685-10 and 2 VAC 5-685-210

Technicians: 2 VAC 5-685-20 and 2 VAC 5-685-50

Applicators: 2 VAC 5-685-20 to 5-685-40

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tank (AST) (more than 25,000 gallons) inspectors: 9 VAC 25-91-130

Universal waste handler: 9 VAC 20-60-273(B)(3)(c)(2)


Ag waste: 9 VAC 25-192-70

Wastewater treatment operators: 18 VAC 160-20-10 to 160-20-150

Workplace safety and health:

Safety and Health Codes Board, VCA 40.1-22, and regulations at 16 VAC 25-20 to 25-190

Material handling by covered vehicles: 16 VAC-25-97-50

Regulatory Agencies

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) Occupational Safety and Health Compliance Program (VOSH) Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors

DPOR Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Pesticide Control Board

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Virginia has stricter environmental training regulations for certain incinerator operators and for facilities required to use Stage II vapor ...

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