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.
Obtaining the Certification
Ready to get your certification? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Attend the training class.
Pass an examination.
Apply for the Certification
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Maintaining Your Certification
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your Certification (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Certification/stay in good standing)
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.
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.