(225 ILCS 230/1006) (from Ch. 111, par. 7856)
    Sec. 1006. Certification classifications. Solid Waste Site Operators shall be certified in accordance with the following classifications:
    (a) Class "A" Solid Waste Site Operator certificates shall be issued to those persons who in accordance with the provisions of this Section demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the design, operation, and maintenance of sanitary landfills in the following areas:
        (1) unloading, spreading, and compacting of waste,
    
litter collection, and vector abatement;
        (2) traffic control of vehicles delivering waste;
        (3) application, maintenance, and inspection of cover
    
and cover requirements under Board rules and Agency permits;
        (4) fire control, on-site personnel safety
    
requirements, and contingency plan implementation;
        (5) leachate control operation, leachate management,
    
and landfill gas management;
        (6) identification of classes of waste;
        (7) causes for revocation or suspension of
    
certificates;
        (8) reporting and recordkeeping required by Board and
    
Agency regulations and Agency permits;
        (9) financial assurance and groundwater monitoring
    
requirements;
        (10) development and implementation of contingency
    
plans, closure plans, post closure plans, and corrective action; and
        (11) requirements for payment of fees.
    (b) Class "B" Solid Waste Operator Certificates shall be issued to those persons who demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the design, operation, and maintenance of landfill sites accepting only clean construction or demolition debris in the following areas:
        (1) unloading and spreading of waste;
        (2) traffic control of vehicles delivering waste;
        (3) application, maintenance, and inspection of cover
    
and cover requirement under Board rules and Agency permits;
        (4) fire control, on-site personnel safety segments
    
and contingency plan implementation;
        (5) leachate control operation and leachate
    
management;
        (6) identification of classes of waste;
        (7) causes for revocation or suspension of
    
certificates;
        (8) reporting and recordkeeping required by Board and
    
Agency regulations and Agency permits;
        (9) financial assurance and groundwater requirements;
    
and
        (10) development and implementation of contingency
    
plans, closure plans, post closure plans, and corrective action.
    (c) Special waste certificate endorsements shall be issued to those persons who are certified as Class A Solid Waste Site Operators in accordance with the provisions of this Section, and who demonstrate a practical working knowledge of the design, operation, and maintenance of sanitary landfills relative to the acceptance and disposal of special wastes.
(Source: P.A. 86-1363.)