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National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training

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The National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training is a national resource for hazardous waste worker curricula, technical reports, and weekly news on hazardous materials, waste operations, and emergency response. Funded by the NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP), the National Clearinghouse provides technical assistance to WTP staff, program awardees, and the general public.

For more information on the resources available from the National Clearinghouse, please view our Training Resources Fact Sheet(1MB) (hoja informativa sobre recursos de capacitación(556KB)).

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    Climate and Health Outlook Portal

    This interactive tool provides actionable, county-level data that can be used to better understand the health impacts of climate-related hazard forecasts in your community and plan accordingly.

    It was developed by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE) and Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response’s (ASPR) Geospatial Team.

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    Recovery Friendly Workplace Landscape Analysis and State Profiles

    In collaboration with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the NIEHS Worker Training Program published the Recovery Friendly Workplace (RFW) Landscape Analysis Report and the addendum State Profiles documents the results of a nationwide analysis of organizations in 31 states that are working to prevent substance use disorder and support recovery in employment.

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    Wildfires Training Tools and Resources

    The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) and its grantees have provided resources and training in support of wildfire response operations in the United States. The resources are available on the Wildfires page and are aimed at protecting the health and safety of those responding to wildfires.

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    Urban Flooding Resources

    NIEHS Worker Training Program provides resources for flooding events in the urban environment. Resources detail potential health effects for workers, homeowners, and others who perform cleanup and recovery activities. Also, tips to help workers and homeowners avoid and prevent exposure to structural hazards, infectious agents, and toxic chemicals.

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    Hurricane and Floods Resources

    Protect the health and safety of individuals who are responding to the aftermath of a hurricane or a flood. Visit the Responder & Community Resilience Page for additional resources on mental health and resiliency.

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    New Video Highlighting WTP Disaster Materials and Booklets

    Stay safe, healthy, and injury-free during hurricane season with NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) resources. WTP offers training tools, fact sheets and booklets on hurricanes, floods, mold and debris clean-up.

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    Material Upload and Search Tool for Infectious Disease

    Search for science-based resources and training materials related to infectious diseases and worker safety with the new Material Upload and Search Tool for Infectious Disease (MUSTID).

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    e-Newbrief

    Read about the latest developments in worker health and safety news.

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Recovery Friendly Workplace Landscape Analysis Report
In collaboration with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the NIEHS Worker Training Program published the Recovery Friendly Workplace (RFW) Landscape Analysis Report and the addendum State Profiles document. The report highlights the need to increase resources for RFW programs and provides recommendations for policymakers. The State Profiles document showcases the great work that states are doing to create and implement RFW programs.

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Consortium Success Story
This success story describes how the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Consortium is meeting workforce needs in various industries and ensuring training accessibility for underserved populations. Additionally, the story describes the Consortium’s efforts to respond to climate change, COVID-19, chemical incidents, and other public health issues today and in the future.

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