Ohio Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Ohio Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Infectious (medical) waste transporters: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-27-30(C)(5)

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Scrap tire transporters: OAC 3745-27-56

Registration: OAC 3745-27-54 and OAC 3745-27-56

Financial assurance: OAC 3745-27-15

Annual reports: OAC 3745-27-56(G)

Transporters storing scrap tires: OAC 3745-27-54 and OAC 3745-27-61

Nonregistered transporter scrap tire standards: OAC 3745-27-56(B)

Registered transporter scrap tire standards: OAC 3745-27-56(C) and OAC 3745-27-56(D)

Portable equipment: OAC 3745-27-54 and OAC 3745-27-56

Shipping papers: OAC 3745-27-57

Closure: OAC 3745-27-56(H)

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Solid and Infectious Waste Management

Local health departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio has specific requirements for scrap tire transporters in connection with registration, management standards, portable equipment, annual reports, shipping papers, and closure.

Administration and enforcement. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) administers and enforces the infectious waste and scrap tire transporter rules in Ohio. Some local health departments require that solid waste haulers be licensed.

State Requirements


OAC 3745-27-30(C)(5)

Ohio refers to its medical waste as "infectious waste." In order to address federal preemption of state law regarding transportation and packaging of infectious waste, the OEPA has removed its infectious waste transportation rules that overlapped with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and U.S. Department of ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements