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Waste Management - UST Operator Training

Waste Management

 

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 Emergency Response Operator training slideshow is to be use by Primary Operators to train their Emergency Response Operators.

 

 The table below contains the Primary Operator training slideshows.  You will recieve them  in Tank School. 

 

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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Other Links from Tank School

 

Contact:

Patrick Beggs     919-707-8265    patrick.beggs@ncdenr.gov

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