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2012 Fall WETP Awardee Meeting and Workshop

October 10-12, 2012
Research Triangle Park, NC

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Purpose and Scope of the Workshop

The Worker Education and Training Program's (WETP) fall awardee meeting was held on October 10, 2012. The workshop, Prove It Makes a Difference: Evaluation Best Practices for Health and Safety Training, was held October 11-12, 2012. Both meetings took place in the Rall Building on the NIEHS Main Campus, in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC.

The workshop brought together WETP awardees and others interested in evaluation of worker safety & health training. The workshop explored the types of evaluation tools being used by WETP awardees in their training programs, and looked at metrics used by other federal agencies to evaluate training. Participants discussed what defines effective safety & health training, and the impact that safety & health training can have.

Agendas

Click on the links below to view the conference agendas.

Workshop Report

Click on the link below to veiw the WETP Fall 2012 Workshop Report

Attendees

Click on the link below to view the WETP Fall 2012 Awardee Meeting and Workshop Attendees.

Presentations

Click on the links below to view the presentations from the Fall Awardee Meeting and Workshop.

 

Suggested Readings from the Workshop

    Workshop participants were encouraged to review the New Solutions special issue   on Worker Health and Safety Training, particularly the article titled "Learning to Take Action: The Goals of Health and Safety Training."


For more information on this workshop, contact Abby Grebasch at the National Clearinghouse at 202-308-6562 or agrebasch@michaeldbaker.com.