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  • The HAZWOPER Training

     Certain industries are more at risk for being exposed to harmful substances than others. Employees who are regularly exposed or have the potential to be exposed to hazardous substances and wastes will benefit greatly from completing the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard or HAZWOPER training. Particularly, this includes those who are engaged in operations involving ...


    By The Asbestos Institute

  • OSHA chief concerned oil spill workers being short shrifted on training

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels today said the administration has received reports that Gulf Coast oil spill clean-up workers are not receiving proper training. In response, he issued the following statement: "Employees hired to be supervisors in the onshore and marine cleanup are required to receive extensive training. A rigorous 40-hour program is required under ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EPA awards $317,000 for Brownfields job training and urban water protection grants in Rhode Island

    EPA is providing a total of $317,000 to three Rhode Island organizations.  One grant will provide job training for environmental work, and two grants will help address urban water quality issues, all of which will contribute to cleaner, healthier communities. Groundwork Providence, Brownfield Job Training Grant, $200,000 Under EPA’s Brownfields “Environmental ...

  • OSHA holds stakeholder meeting on injury and illness prevention programs

    On Monday, July 20, 2010, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) held the fourth of five scheduled Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) stakeholder meetings. OSHA held the informal, information-gathering meeting for all interested parties as part of its development of a rule intended to reduce injuries and illnesses in the workplace by proactively addressing ...


    By Acta Group

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