Underground Storage Tanks

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Underground Storage Tanks Course

Underground Storage Tanks

Level: Introductory

Duration: 40 Minutes

Location: Online

Overview & Objectives

The Underground Storage Tanks course from Exceed Safety is an introductory level online training designed to discuss the importance of underground storage tanks (USTs) as well as the need for them to be constructed, maintained, and operated in a manner that promotes the safe storage of regulated substances. Throughout this training, participants can expect to learn the Environmental Protection Agency’s UST regulations, the history of USTs, requirements for UST usage, and more.

Exceed Safety’s Underground Storage Tanks course is designed to educate participants about the history of USTs, as well as current regulations and best practices for the safe storage of regulated substances. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Information about the laws and regulations governing the use of underground storage tanks
  • Explanations of the reporting and record-keeping requirements around USTs
  • Easy-to-understand descriptions of owner and operator responsibilities around the use of USTs
  • Practical tips to put your learning into context
  • Knowledge checks throughout to measure your understanding
  • Additional EPA and industry resources

Who is this Course for?

Exceed Safety ’s Underground Storage Tanks course is designed for individuals of all employment levels in industries in which USTs are used to house petroleum or other hazardous substances. Individuals from the following industries may find this course most applicable:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Trade and Transportation
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Oil and Gas

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Underground Storage Tanks training is an introductory level course designed to be taken at the individual’s own pace in about 30 minutes. Participants can expect to learn the definition of a UST, the need for application of EPA regulations, and the laws in place to protect against groundwater contamination. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals can expect to:

  • Understand what an underground storage tank is
  • Identify the laws and regulations that govern USTs
  • List owner and operator requirements for operation, inspection, and testing of USTs
  • Describe reporting and recordkeeping requirements around USTs
  • Explain owner and operator responsibilities around cleanup of USTs
  • List employee responsibilities around USTs