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26.10.16.00.htm 26.10.16.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 10 OIL POLLUTION AND TANK MANAGEMENT Chapter 16 Trained Facility Operators Authority: Environment Article, §4-401, 4-402, 4-403, 4-405, 4-408, 4-409, 4-410, 4-411, 4-411.1, 4-412, 4-415, 4-415.1, 4-416, 4-417, 4-418, and 4-419, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.10.16.01.htm 26.10.16.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter applies to a regulated substance storage facility having one or more UST systems that shall comply with the requirements of COMAR 26.10.02―11.B. This chapter:. 1) Does not apply to an UST system that stores only heating oil for direct consumptive use;. 2) Does not alter the definitions of an operator set forth in COMAR 26.10.01.01B and COMAR 26.10.02.04B;3) Does not apply to an individual defined as an operator under COMAR 26.10.01.01B or COMAR 26.10.02
26.10.16.02.htm 26.10.16.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Attended regulated substance storage facility" means a single location that has one or more UST systems storing a regulated substance as defined in COMAR 26.10.02.04B at which an attendant or an employee is on duty and available at the location.2) "Certification program" means an informational course, class, or set of training instructions approved by the Department f
26.10.16.03.htm 26.10.16.03. 03 Implementation.. A. This chapter establishes a Class A, B, and C operator with required knowledge, duties, skills, training, certifications, and availability.B. By August 8, 2012, the owner of a regulated substance storage facility shall:. 1) Identify by a written list one or more individuals to serve as the Class A, B, and C operator for the facility;2) Ensure that an operator identified in §B(1) of this regulation is trained and certified in accordance with this chapter;
26.10.16.04.htm 26.10.16.04. 04 Operator Classes.. A. A person may be designated, trained, and certified to serve in more than one operator class.. B. A Class A operator shall have the knowledge, skills, and training to execute duties that shall include:1) Primary responsibility for operating and maintaining one or more UST systems at a regulated substance storage facility;2) Routine management of resources and personnel, which may include establishing work assignments;.
26.10.16.05.htm 26.10.16.05. 05 Certification Programs.. A. The Department shall:. 1) Establish and make available the minimum requirements for any certification programs;. 2) Review and approve certification programs for Class A, B, and C operators; and. 3) Make available a list of approved certification programs.. B. A person implementing a certification program shall:. 1) Provide operator training in accordance with:. a) The minimum requirements established by the Department;.
26.10.16.06.htm 26.10.16.06. 06 Certification.. A. Except for certification received under §C of this regulation, successful completion of training for a Class A or a Class B operator shall include:1) Attendance of 100 percent during the certification program; and. 2) A score of 80 percent or better on a written competency test of the information presented.. B. Except for certification received under §C of this regulation, successful completion of training for a Class C operator shall include:
26.10.16.07.htm 26.10.16.07. 07 Sanctions.. A. Owners.. 1) If the Department determines a regulated substance storage facility is not in compliance with COMAR 26.10.02―11 the Department shall document the deficiency.2) The Department shall require the owner of the facility to implement one or more of the following for a listed operator specified by the Department:a) Retraining and recertification under this chapter;. b) Partial retraining in certain duties, skills, and knowledge areas in a m
26.10.16.08.htm 26.10.16.08. 08 Record Keeping.. The owner of a regulated substance storage facility shall maintain for 5 years at a location designated by the owner, and make available upon request by the Department or its certified inspectors, the following records:A. A list of certified Class A, B, and C operators currently employed by the owner and required by Regulation .03B(1) of this chapter, which includes:1) The operator's name, mailing address, and emergency contact number;.
26.10.16.9999.htm 26.10.16.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 19, 2010 (37:8 Md. R. 621).
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