Indiana UST Class C Operator Training
Learn how to respond to UST emergency situations in Indiana after course completion.
Iowa UST Class A/B Operator Training
Comply with EPA and complete your Iowa-specific compliance training course.
Iowa UST Class C Operator Training
Understand how to respond to emergency UST situations in Iowa as a Class C operator.
Massachusetts UST Class C Operator Training
Operate your underground storage tank in Massachusetts legally and safely.
New Mexico UST Class C Operator Training
Understand UST safe operations after completing our Class C Operator UST course.
New Mexico UST Class C Operator Training | Spanish
Conozca las operaciones seguras del UST después de completar nuestro curso de operado
Ohio UST Class A/B Operator Training
Understand EPA compliant practices for underground storage tanks in Ohio.
Ohio UST Class C Operator Training
Complete your required Class C UST training for underground storage tanks in Ohio.
Oregon UST Class A/B Operator Training (ICC Preparatory Course)
Learn EPA compliance standards for owners and operators of UST facilities in Oregon.
Oregon UST Class C Operator Training
Comply with EPA and Oregon state regulations after completing our UST training.
Texas UST Class A & B Facility Operator Training
Learn how to safely work with and around underground storage tanks in Texas.
Texas UST Class C Operator Training
Learn how to be a safe Class C operator at UST facilities in Texas.
Why are Underground Storage Tanks Regulated?
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an underground storage tank (UST) consists of a tank, or group of tanks, connected by underground piping with at least 10% of their combined volume underground.
Underground storage tanks are used for numerous purposes, but the USTs that must comply with federal regulations typically contain either petroleum or certain hazardous substances. And the reason USTs are dangerous is because they have the potential to leak into soil and contaminate groundwater. Additionally, fumes and vapors can travel underground and accumulate in areas like garages and basements where they can create dangerous hazards, including explosions and fire.
To keep the public safe, Congress passed a series of laws in 40 CFR part 280 and gave the EPA the authority to regulate underground storage tanks. The EPA also has authority over any underground storage tanks in Indian Country. Additionally, many states have their own regulations for USTs that are stricter than the federal regulations.
Who Needs UST Training?
So, if you own or operate an underground storage tank, you have certain responsibilities, including training. UST operator training is intended for workers and employers who work at storage tank sites. The UST training is divided into three classes: A, B, and C. Each class must be trained to comply with their responsibilities so that they know how to eliminate any possibility of leaking UST systems.
UST training teaches you how to properly install the system and keep it secure from spills, overfills, and corrosion. Additionally, you’ll learn about your responsibilities for recordkeeping and reporting leaks. Plus, you’ll learn about following regulatory rules during the installation of new tanks and the closure of existing tanks.
Browse our online UST training courses to find the right one to meet your state and operator class requirements.
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