SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.12, continued)
Training and Certification for Class I Landfill Personnel
The Department shall either conduct or approve another person to conduct training for the persons as provided at Rule 1200-01-07-.12(1)(b).
Training for landfill personnel shall include at least the following:
Reading the Plans
Basic Design and Landfill Operation
Stormwater and Leachate Management
Landfill Gas Management
QAQC for Performance Standard Requirements
Random Inspection Program
Ground Water Monitoring
Those facilities identified in subparagraph (1)(b) of this rule are required to have a certified operator and one certified attendant with their certification from a training program approved by the Department.
Certificate of Completion
The training course must be provided or approved by the Department. Those persons required to obtain certification must attend the training course and must pass an exam. The Department will issue a “certificate of completion” to such individuals successfully completing the training course.
Term of Certification
A certificate of completion issued by the Department under part 3 of this subparagraph shall be valid for three (3) years, unless revoked or invalidated for cause as provided by T.C.A. § 68-211-853.
All persons required to obtain certification must become recertified within 3 years by attending 24 hours of Department approved training.
A person desiring to be certified must file an application with the Department on a form provided by the Department.
An applicant must pass the written examination developed, prepared, and given by the Department or developed, prepared, and given by another person who has been approved by the Department.
An applicant who fails to pass an examination may repeat the examination at the next regularly scheduled examination date. If the applicant again fails to pass,
May, 2010 (Revised)