Underground Storage Tank Management
An Underground Storage Tank (UST) is a tank that:
- Is 10% or more beneath the surface of the ground
- Contains a regulated substance such as petroleum
The Environmental Compliance Program at Emory, in partnership with Facilities Management, ensures UST compliance with State and Federal Regulations.
Step 1: Facilities Management personnel who work with USTs must complete this form monthly.
UST Monthly Inspection Checklist
Step 2: Upon completion of the "UST Monthly Inspection Checklist", follow link to complete the corrective action plan. Corrective Action Plan Form
Additional Inspection Forms
UST A & B Operator Training
A & B Operators must be certified before August 8, 2012 by passing the Georgia UST Operator Examination. A Operators have primary responsibility to operate and maintain the UST system in compliance with regulatory requirements. B Operators implement regulatory requirements in the field and are generally in charge of day-to-day operations. Operators must be recertified every 7 years.
Emory personnel who have been designated as A or B Operators should use the following study materials at a minimum to prepare for the exam:
- UST Operator A & B Training Manual from GA EPD
- EPA's Operating and Maintaining Underground Storage Tank Systems
- Energy Policy Act of 2005-Title XV Subtitle B UST Compliance (read pgs 500-513 only)
UST C Operator Training
C Operators have primary responsibility for initial response to emergencies (alarms, spills, releases, etc.) at the UST site. C Operators must be certified before August 8, 2012 by attending EHSO's Underground Storage Tank Compliance Training for Class C Operators. C Operators will be expected to attend this training annually.