Nev. Admin. Code § 459.9729 - Standards of practice

Current through March 28, 2022

1. Each holder of a certificate issued by the Division pursuant to the provisions of NAC 459.970 to 459.9729, inclusive, and section 33 of this regulation:
(a) Shall provide services which are ethical, meet the current standards of the profession and which comply with federal, state and local regulations concerning hazardous substances or underground storage tanks.
(b) Is responsible for the work of other persons he or she employs or supervises.
(c) Shall have a copy of his or her certificate at the location where the holder of a certificate is supervising work. Upon the request of the Division, client or potential client, a holder of a certificate shall present the certificate for inspection.
(d) Shall make a written report to the facility owner or operator, within 24 hours, upon the discovery of a release of a hazardous substance or the existence of an unregistered underground storage tank and advise that facility owner or operator of any applicable reporting requirements.
(e) Shall report to the Division the discovery of a release of a hazardous substance which presents an imminent and substantial hazard to human health, public safety or the environment as soon as possible after the holder of a certificate has knowledge of a release.
(f) Shall secure the services of a qualified person to perform any part of his or her job which requires a level of service or skill which he or she is not qualified to provide.
(g) Shall make complete prior disclosures to his or her clients or potential clients of potential conflicts of interest or other circumstances which could influence his or her judgment or the quality of the services the holder of a certificate provides.
(h) Shall not falsify or misrepresent his or her education or experience, the degree of responsibility for prior assignments or the complexity of prior employment or business, relevant factors concerning employers, employees, associates or joint ventures or past accomplishments.
(i) Shall maintain a written record of each project requiring certification for 3 years after the project is completed. The Division may inspect those records during normal business hours and will establish requirements concerning the information which must be included in the records.
2. In addition to the requirements of subsection 1, a provider of an approved underground storage tank training program shall provide to each Class A operator and Class B operator a record in paper or electronic format which includes the information described in 40 C.F.R. § 280.245(b), as that section existed on November 2, 2016.
3. If the Division determines that the holder of a certificate has not performed in accordance with the standards described in this section, the Division may take disciplinary action against the holder of the certificate pursuant to sections 34 to 55, inclusive of this regulation.


Nev. Admin. Code § 459.9729
Added to NAC by Environmental Comm'n, eff. 3-6-91; A by R021-99, 9-27-99; A by R123-16A, eff. 11/2/2016; A by R126-19A, eff. 12/29/2020
NRS 459.485, 459.500

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