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International Brotherhood of Teamsters

WETP Cooperative Agreement Awardee

Principal Investigator / Institution

LaMont Byrd
Director
Tel (202) 624-6960
Fax (202) 624-8125
lbyrd@teamster.org
Safety and Health Department
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
25 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

Program Contact

Chee Chang
Program Manager
Tel (202) 624-6963
Fax (202) 624-8125
cchang@teamster.org
Safety and Health Department
IBT Worker Training Program
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
25 Louisiana Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Target Training Populations

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The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium's target population for the Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program will be: 1) remediation and construction workers and supervisors at hazardous waste sites; and 2) truck and railroad workers involved in the transportation of hazardous waste and hazardous materials.

 

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium's target population for the Hazmat Disaster Preparedness Training Program will be intermodal transportation workers, e.g. truck drivers, railroad workers, and longshoremen, who transport shipments from the nation's ports to their final destinations.

 

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium's target population for the DOE Worker Training Program will be: 1) remediation site workers and supervisors at DOE facilities; 2) construction workers and supervisors involved in the remediation of DOE facilities, including drivers of specialized off-road and waste hauling vehicles; 3) truck transportation workers and supervisors who are involved in the transportation of radioactive waste and chemical waste from DOE facilities; and 4) railroad workers and supervisors involved in the transportation of radioactive waste and chemical hazardous waste from DOE facilities.


Program Description

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program goals are to: 1) increase worker and community safety; and 2) protect work sites and surrounding communities with respect to the remediation of hazardous waste sites and the transportation of hazardous waste and hazardous materials via trucks and rail cars. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters-National Labor College Consortium will deliver the following types of training that fulfill OSHA and DOE requirements: Basic Hazardous Waste Worker Course; Hazardous Waste Refresher Course; OSHA Construction Safety Course; HazMat Awareness Level Transportation Course; HazMat Operations Level Transportation Course; Train-the-Trainer Course; Master Trainer Instructor Development Program; and 80-hour Craft Skills Course. The courses taught by the Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program will utilize strong adult education techniques and consist of classroom lecture, dress-out activities, and small group activities.

 

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium Hazmat Disaster Preparedness Training Program goals are to: 1) increase worker and community safety; and 2) protect vital transportation infrastructure with respect to the shipment of hazardous materials via trucks, rail cars, and intermodal shipping containers. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters-National Labor College Consortium will deliver the following types of training that fulfill OSHA and DOT requirements: Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety and Security Awareness Level Course and the Emergency Response at the Operations Level Course. The courses taught by the Hazmat Disaster Preparedness Training Program will utilize strong adult education techniques and consist of classroom lecture, dress-out activities, and small group activities.

 

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters - National Labor College Consortium DOE Worker Training Program goals are to: 1) increase worker and community safety; and 2) protect DOE facilities and vital transportation infrastructure during the remediation of DOE sites and the transportation of radioactive waste and chemical hazardous waste from DOE sites. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters-National Labor College Consortium will deliver the following courses that fulfill DOE, OSHA and DOT requirements: Basic Hazardous Waste Worker Course; Hazardous Waste Refresher Course; OSHA Construction Safety Course; Load Securement Course; Craft Skills Course; RadCon II Course; Respiratory Protection Course; Initial Hazardous Waste Worker Course for Occasional Site Workers; and Bridge Course. The courses taught by the DOE Worker Training Program will utilize strong adult education techniques and consist of classroom lecture, dress-out activities, and small group activities.


Project Duration

  • September 19, 2005 - July 31, 2015 (HWWTP, HDPTP)
  • September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2015 (DOE Worker Training Program)

Grant Numbers

  • U45ES014084 (HWWTP, HDPTP)
  • U45ES014103 (DOE Worker Training Program)

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