Erosion/Sediment Control Responsible Person Certification Details

Erosion/Sediment Control Responsible Person Certification

General Info - Statewide Certification


The purpose of the "Responsible Person" certification is to train field personnel on techniques and standards that assist with field implementation of erosion and sediment controls.

Industry personnel's knowledge about erosion and sediment control principles, implementation techniques, and specifications associated with various best management practices are an essential component of Maryland's statewide sediment control program. Recognizing the necessity of education to successfully implement the program, a certification for people in positions of responsibility for on-site sediment control implementation is conducted.


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Obtaining the Certification

Ready to get your certification? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Attend the training class.

  2. Pass an examination.


Apply for the Certification

Ready to apply?

Maintaining Your Certification

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your Certification (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Certification/stay in good standing)

  1. The certificate of training is valid for a 3-year period and is automatically renewed unless the Department notifies the certification holder that additional training is required.

Agency/Contact

Certification Issuer - Information

Who issues the certification?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Maria Warburton

Email: Maria.Warburton@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 537-3543



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?

STATE: Environment Article §4-104, COMAR 26.17.01.06.