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License Title:

TANK SYSTEM INSPECTOR

Description:

This license allows a person to inspect a tank system, which has held or will hold flammable or combustible liquids to determine compliance with Ch. Comm 10.

Wisconsin Statutes: Storage of flammable, combustible and hazardous liquids (S. 101.09 Section 3)

Administrative Rules/Codes: Tank system inspectors (Comm 5.68)

(1) General. No person may inspect a tank system which has held or will hold flammable or combustible liquids to determine compliance with ch. Comm 10 unless the person holds a credential issued by the department as a certified tank system inspector.

(2) Application for examination.

A person applying to take a tank system inspector certification examination shall submit all of the following:
(a) An application in accordance with s. Comm 5.01.
(b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. Comm 5.02, Table 5.02.

(3) Qualifications for examination.

A person applying to take a tank system inspector certification examination shall have completed an approved educational course or training program that included at least 3 days of field exercises, within the 2 years immediately preceding the application.

(4) Examination.

A person seeking to obtain a tank system inspector certification shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. Comm 5.09.

(5) Application for certification.

Upon notification of successfully passing the examination for a tank system inspector certification, a person may obtain the certification by submitting an application and the credential fee in accordance with ss. Comm 5.01 and 5.09 (7) (c).

(6) Responsibilities.

A person who inspects tank systems as a certified tank system inspector shall:

(a) Maintain a record of the inspections made including the dates and the findings of the inspections;
(b) Provide a copy of the inspection report to the owner of the tank system or his or her agent; and
(c) Make available to the department upon request his or her tank system inspection records.

(7) Renewal.

(a) 1. A person may renew his or her certification as a tank system inspector.

(a) 2. A tank system inspector certification shall be renewed in accordance with s. Comm 5.07.

(b) 1. The renewal of a credential as a certified tank system inspector which has an expiration date after December 31, 1999 shall be contingent upon the inspector obtaining at least 12 hours of acceptable continuing education within the time period specified in s. Comm 5.08 and Table 5.06, except as provided in subd. 2.

(b) 2. A person who holds a credential as a certified tank system inspector may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.


Licensing Authority:
WI Department of Safety and Professional Services
Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI 53293-0780
(608)266-2112   (608)261-7725 fax

http://dsps.wi.gov/er/ER-BST-C-Credentialling.html


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