This three-hour course presents the District’s fugitive PM10 prohibitions and explains how Regulation VIII applies to the construction industry. Students participating with this course will learn about the basic health effects of PM10; what the different BACM (“Best Available Control Measures”) are for controlling visible dust and PM10 emissions at construction sites; and understand the administrative requirements described in the rules, including Dust Control Plans, Construction Notification, and record keeping.
This course is required for anyone who prepares and submits a Dust Control Plan to the District in accordance with section 6.3 of Rule 8021 – Construction, Demolition, Excavation, Extraction, and Other Earthmoving Activities or anyone who implements a Dust Control Plan at the construction site. Dust Control Plans are required for construction projects that involve:
- Residential developments which include ten or more acres of disturbed surface area,
- Non-residential developments which include five or more acres of disturbed surface area, or
- Moving, deposition, or relocating more than 2,500 cubic yards per day of bulk materials on at least three days of the project.