Meany Center offers hazmat workshops

The George Meany Center-National Labor College is offering two hazmat training classes in 2003-2004.

The four classroom training programs are eight hours per day for four consecutive days. The dates are:

This training, eligible for three academic credits from the George Meany Center-National Labor College, addresses OSHA and DOT required procedures and different levels of response and worker protection in case of a hazardous materials emergency or release. Training also includes advanced classroom instruction and intensive hands-on drills. The highlight of the course is a simulated hazmat response in full safety gear.

Transportation, lodging and meals are provided for all training participants by a Federal grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). In addition, participants who are unable to receive regular pay through the railroad to attend training are eligible for a stipend of $428.

Completed registration forms should be faxed, mailed or e-mailed to the Hazmat office as soon as possible. Online registration is also available at Space is limited to approximately 25 for each program.

Railway Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program
10000 New Hampshire Ave.
Silver Spring, Md. 20903
(301) 439-2440
(301) 431-6464 - fax


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