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UST Program - Leak Prevention - Frequently Asked Question #9

UST Program - Leak Prevention - Frequently Asked Question #9

Question: Why is UST inspector certification required?

Answer: California Health and Safety Code, section 25284.1 requires UST owners, operators, installers, service technicians, and inspectors to satisfy minimum industry-established training criteria.  To demonstrate compliance with the minimum industry-established training criteria,  California Code of Regulations, Title 23, Section 2715(j) specifies that UST inspectors shall possess a current International Code Council (ICC) California UST Inspector certificate.  To obtain this certificate, inspectors must pass the ICC California UST Inspector exam.  All UST compliance inspections must be conducted by a certified inspector, and we recommend that inspectors include their ICC certification number on all UST inspection reports.

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