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Statewide Uniform Inspection Training (SUIT)

The Statewide Uniform Inspection Training (SUIT) is designed to provide landfill employees operators and employees with a basic knowledge of the state facility inspection program. SUIT provides information regarding the policies and regulatory citations associated with each inspection item on the facility checklist. SUIT is currently offering courses specifically designed for Class I and Class III/IV landfills as well as Permit-By-Rule (PBR) facilities including Convenience Centers, Transfer Stations, Tire Storage Facilities, and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Compost Facilities.

SUIT Class Opportunities for Landfill Operators/Employees

Class 1 Landfill inspection guidance will be divided into two four-hour WebEx trainings. Convenience Center inspection guidance will be a single three (3) hour WebEx training. Certified Landfill Operators attending the Class 1 course will receive eight (8) CEU hours toward their LOCT re-certification and two (2) hours for attending the Convenience Center course. Class 1 Landfill courses are $199 and the Convenience Center course is $75. An additional LOCT Class 1 Operations course will also be provide via WebEx. Registration is now open. Please contact Rebekah Poston at Rebekah.Poston@tn.gov or call 6155320845 for invoicing or group payments.

Training Schedule

Class 1 Landfill July 14-15, 2020

Class 1 Landfill July 21-22, 2020

Class 1 Landfill July 28-29, 2020

Class 1 Landfill August 4-5, 2020

Convenience Center August 6, 2020

LOCT Class 1 Operations August 18-19, 2020

For any questions please contact Jerry Branham at Jerry.branham@tn.gov.

Note: Certified Landfill Operators are eligible to be awarded training hours after successful completion of each TDEC-approved training course once per calendar year. Courses repeated in the same calendar year are awarded credit only for the first course.