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 http://www.hazmatgmc.org. 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
crodgers@georgemeany.org

 

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