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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

Certified Landfill Operators attending a full day landfill course receive eight (8) hours of TDEC-approved training for LOCT re-certification and two (2) hours from attending PBR classes.

Trainings will be held at the following times and locations:

Middle Tennessee - January 14 & 15, 2020

TDEC Columbia Environmental Field Office
1421 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401

January 14

8:00 am / 12:30 pm                  Convenience Centers

10:00 am / 2:30 pm                  Transfer Stations

January 15

8:00 am- 4:00 pm                     Class 3 Landfills

West Tennessee - January 21 & 22, 2020

West Tennessee River Basin Authority
3628 East End Drive, Humboldt, TN  38343

January 21
8:00 am / 12:30 pm                  Convenience Centers

10:00 am / 2:30 pm                  Transfer Stations

January 22
8:00 am- 4:00 pm                     Class 3 Landfills

East Tennessee - January 28 & 29, 2020

TDEC Knoxville Environmental Field Office
3711 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921

January 28
8:00 am / 12:30 pm                  Convenience Centers

10:00 am                                     Transfer Stations

2:30 p.m.                                    Tire Storage 

January 29
8:00 am- 4:00 pm                     Class 3 Landfills

8-hr classes are $199 and the 2-hr classes are $75. Enrollment is now open online. Please contact Rebekah Poston at Rebekah.Poston@tn.gov or call 6155320845 for invoicing or group payments.

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.