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Fall 2022 NIEHS WTP Awardee Meeting and Workshop

WTP Fall 2022 Awardee Meeting and Workshop Meeting Banner; October 19-21, 2022

Awardee Meeting: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Workshop: Thursday and Friday, October 20-21, 2022
Hybrid Meeting

This is a hybrid meeting with limited in-person attendance.

Hybrid Meeting Details

Who can attend in person?
Due to COVID-19-related capacity limitations at NIEHS, in-person participation at this meeting has been limited to Principal Investigators (PIs) or their designated representative. Presenters may attend in-person. All other staff should plan to attend virtually. PIs should reference the email sent to them on September 8, 2022 if there are any questions.

Awardee Meeting Details

The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) Awardee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. The meeting is tentatively scheduled to run from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Purpose of the Awardee Meeting
The semi-annual WTP Awardee Meeting brings awardees together to provide program updates, exchange information regarding training, and discover new areas of interest to awardees.

WTP Workshop Details

The WTP Workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 20 – 21. The workshop is tentatively scheduled from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday and 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT on Friday.

Purpose and Scope of the Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to ensure that the NIEHS WTP continues to be a model training program for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) and supported training. The workshop will explore the ways in which HAZWOPER training has evolved over the last several years and consider changes that may take place in the future. Workshop participants will consider and discuss the audience for HAZWOPER training, the conditions under which HAZWOPER work is performed, the changing distribution of hazards, and approaches for teaching refresher courses. Participants will hear insights from WTP grantee organizations who deliver HAZWOPER training, as well as perspectives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on trends they’re seeing related to HAZWOPER work and hazmat emergency response.

Meeting Location

The meetings will be held via Zoom Meeting and at:

Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium
111 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


Virtual participants need to register: Zoom Meeting Registration.

PIs and speakers attending in-person must RSVP to Kelley Gregory


Information for In-Person Attendees

Please visit the In-Person Attendees page for more information.

American Disabilities Act Accommodation Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in these events should contact Kerri Voelker at voice telephone: 919-794-4710 or email: TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.


Please contact Kerri Voelker at 919-794-4710 or with questions.

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