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Operator Training Provider Registration

Training Requirements

Class A

Class A operators must be trained in and have a general knowledge of the requirements of applicable storage tank system regulations, including, but not limited to:

  • Registration
  • System components
  • Product compatibility
  • Spill containment and overfill protection
  • Corrosion protection
  • Release detection
  • Recordkeeping
  • Notification
  • Release reporting and response
  • Out-of-service status
  • Permanent closure
  • Operator training
  • Financial responsibility

Class B

Class B operators must be trained in and have detailed knowledge of the requirements of applicable storage tank system regulations, including, but not limited to:

  • Registration
  • System components
  • Product compatibility
  • Spill containment and overfill protection
  • Corrosion protection
  • Release detection
  • Recordkeeping
  • Notification
  • Release reporting and response
  • Repair and operation & maintenance
  • Out-of-service status
  • Permanent closure
  • Operator training
  • Financial responsibility

Class C

Class C operators must be trained in both general and facility-specific emergency response procedures, such as:

  • The operation of emergency shut-off equipment
  • The initial response procedures following system alarm warnings
  • The appropriate first response actions to releases, spills, or overfills
  • The notification procedures to emergency responders and to the designated Class A and Class B operators of a facility

Those who wish to be on the list of Registered Operator Training Providers for the State of Florida must submit:

  • Your syllabus
  • Your tests for each class of operator, but NOT the answers
  • Which class(es) of Operator Training you propose to provide
  • Complete contact information including contact name, address, phone number, website and email

Submit Your Operator Training Registration Information:

Tanknotify@dep.state.fl.us

Or by mail to:

Attn: William Burns
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
MS 4560
2600 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399


Contacts

William Burns, Environmental Administrator | Bill.Burns@dep.state.fl.us | 850-245-8842

Kim Curran | Kimberley.Curran@dep.state.fl.us | 850-245-8849


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December 12, 2017 - 9:28am

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