Rail worker training in hazardous materials and chemical emergency response will be offered in Portland, Ore., Sept. 24-28, and in Houston, Texas, Dec. 3-7.
Sponsored by the National Labor College, the training focuses on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Department of Transportation requirements for response and worker protection following hazmat release or incidents involving weapons of mass destruction.
The training is funded by a federal grant for those residing within a 500-mile radius of the training sites, and includes a stipend of $625 for those losing pay from employers while attending training. Also covered by the federal funding is mileage reimbursement, meals, air travel and lodging.
For more information, send an e-mail inquiry to Henry Jajuga of the National Labor College at firstname.lastname@example.org
Use the following links for registration forms.
Completed application forms should be faxed, mailed or e-mailed to the Hazmat office as soon as possible, or register online at http://www.hazmatgmc.org:
Railway Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program
10000 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 628-0165 -fax
Registration forms for the two meetings are below:
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