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Wisconsin Class C Operator

$15.00

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State UST Operator Training Regulation

Comm 10.800-880. Operator Training

State Deadline

January 1, 2012; if an entity demonstrates it is a small business: August 8, 2012

Frequency of Training

Initial only unless State requires retraining for non-compliant facilities

Timing of Class C Training

Class C operator is trained and certified before assuming full responsibility for responding to emergencies

Requirements of Class C Training

A Class C operator is an employee and is, generally, the first line of response to events indicating emergency conditions. This individual is responsible for responding to alarms or other indications of emergencies caused by spills or releases from UST systems. This individual notifies the Class B or Class A operator and appropriate emergency responders when necessary. Not all employees of the facility are necessarily Class C operators. This individual typically and at a minimum must be trained to:

  1. Control or monitor the dispensing or sale of regulated substances, and
  2. Take action as initial response to emergencies:
  • Situations posing an immediate danger or threat to the public or to the environment and that require immediate action.
  • Appropriate response to alarms caused by spills or releases from an UST system.
  • Operation of emergency shut-off systems.
  • Reporting of leaks, spills and releases.
  • Any site-specific emergency procedures.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides the Class C UST Operator an overview of the training needed to respond to emergency conditions at underground storage tank (UST) facilities. Our Class C Operator Course and Certification provides training on the following:

  • Introduction to a generic UST facility including the major fuel system components and emergency equipment
  • The roles and responsibilities of the Class A, B and C Operators.
  • Site-specific emergency procedures development
  • Emergency contact procedures
  • Safety awareness for employees and customers
  • Overfill prevention
  • Monitoring of the UST facility
  • Fire safety and introduction to fire extinguishers
  • Alarm panel recognition and response procedures
  • Fuel spill containment and cleanup

At the end of the course, a 10 question exam is administered and you will be required to answer 8 out of 10 questions correctly to be certified. When you pass the exam, you will be able to download your certificate of completion from the student log-in page.