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The National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training is the national resource for hazardous waste worker curricula, technical reports, and weekly news on hazardous materials, waste operations and emergency response. Funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' Worker Education and Training Program (NIEHS WETP), the Clearinghouse provides assistance for NIEHS WETP staff, program grantees, and the general public.

The National Clearinghouse's services include disseminating technical information related to safety and health training development, organizing and documenting NIEHS WETP meetings and workshops, and analyzing research products to enhance and support on-going and new initiatives. For more information, please view our Clearinghouse Fact Sheet (1.3 MB) .

Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Funding Announcement

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development of model programs for the training and education of workers engaged in activities related to hazardous materials and waste generation, removal, containment, transportation and emergency response. The major objective of this funding opportunity announcement is to prevent work-related harm by assisting in the training of workers in how best to protect themselves and their communities from exposure to hazardous materials encountered during hazardous waste operations, hazardous materials transportation, environmental restoration of contaminated facilities or chemical emergency response. The deadline to apply is November 6, 2014. For more information regarding the Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program, please visit: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/hazmat/about_wetp/index.cfm. For more information about the RFA, please visit: http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-14-008.html.

Hazmat Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex Funding Opportunity Announcement

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is seeking applications for cooperative agreements to support the development of model programs for the training and education of workers engaged in activities related to hazardous materials and waste generation, removal, containment, transportation and emergency response within the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Weapons Complex.  The major objective of this funding opportunity announcement is to prevent work-related harm by assisting in the training and education of workers in the DOE nuclear weapons complex. The application is due November 6, 2014. For more information regarding the NIEHS/DOE Worker Training Program, please visit: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/hazmat/programs/doe/index.cfmTo see the RFA please go to : http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-14-009.html

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