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Underground Storage Tank Operator Training

All underground storage tank owners are required to have trained Primary and Emergency Response Operators. Tank owners must designate a primary operator for each facility. 

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 The 2005 Federal Energy Policy Act mandates training for all UST system operators. NC operator training requirements are located in NC General Statute 143-215.94 [NN through TT]   The primary operator is responsible for day-to-day operation, maintenance, and record-keeping, and needs to have a general knowledge of UST compliance requirements.  For more information refer to the UST Operator Training Requirements brochure.

Two types of operators must receive training:

1.   Primary Operator (Class A/B), and

2.   Emergency Response Operator (Class C).   

Training for Primary Operators can be conducted at a UST facility during an inspection if the facility is in compliance.  Otherwise, training at Tank School or online training is required.

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Training Materials

The tables below contain training materials.  

You will recieve the Primary Operator training slideshows in Tank School.

The Emergency Response Operator training slideshows are to be use by the Primary Operators to train their Emergency Response Operators.

 

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Primary Operator Training Slideshows  
Introduction
Operator Training Requirements
UST Inspections
Spill, overfill, vapor recovery, compatibility
Tank Corrosion Protection
Tank Leak Detection
Piping Corrosion Protection
Piping Leak Detection
Releases
 

 

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Emergency Operator Training Materials  
Memo included with packet
Instructions for training Emergency Response Operators
Emergency Response Operator Training Slides
Placard to display in facility with emergency contacts
UST-26 Form, Emergency Response Operator Training Log
Regional Office Map
 

 

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