Hazmat training available for 2001

Staff members of the George Meany Center for Labor Studies will conduct six four-day hazmat training classes in 2001.

This training addresses the required procedures and different levels of response in case of a hazardous materials release. The training also includes advanced classroom instruction and intensive hands-on drills, including a simulated hazmat response in full safety gear.

The dates and locations of the six 2001 workshops are as follows:

Grant funds support transportation, lodging and meals for all program participants. In addition, participants who are unable to receive regular pay through the railroad while attending the training session are eligible for a stipend of $107 per day.

Space is limited to 25 for each program and participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please contact Betty Child of the BLE's National Legislative Office for registration details by calling (202) 347-7936, by e-mailing bledc@aol.com, or by writing 10 G Street NE., Suite 480, Washington, DC 20002.


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