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Each person applying for inspector certification
at least eighteen years old. Applicants shall submit a complete application and
agree in writing to inspect vehicles in accordance with the rules of this
chapter and the Administrative Code. (B)
Inspector training and certification.
(1) The contractor
in each designated nonattainment area shall be responsible for training each
inspector applicant employed by the contractor according to the requirements in
Applicants shall successfully complete
the required training and score at least eighty
the written examination and hands-on demonstration administered by Ohio
(3) The director shall issue a
certificate to each person who satisfies all the requirements of this rule. The
certificate shall be available at the test facility where the certified
inspector performs inspections.
Each inspector shall be certified for a two-year period. Inspectors requiring
recertification may be recertified after attending and successfully completing
a recertification course and test.
inspectors shall not conduct inspections while under the influence of alcohol
disabling medication or drug.
Certified inspectors shall not participate in the solicitation of a bribe in
order to pass a vehicle or any other fraudulent activity.
(3) The director may require a certified
inspector to attend additional training at any time or require
re-administration of the written exam or hands-on demonstration to determine if
a certified inspector has sufficient knowledge of the rules and procedures in
this chapter and the Administrative Code.
(4) The director may immediately suspend or
revoke an inspector's certification for failing to comply with this
Ohio Admin. Code
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Effective Dates: 06/13/1994,
Review (FYR) Dates: 11/28/2014 and
Effective Dates: 6/13/94