Worker Training Program
Each year, the Worker Training Program (WTP) holds technical webinars, meetings, and workshops. These events address scientific, administrative, and regulatory issues related to training workers who work with and clean up hazardous materials and who respond to emergencies involving hazardous substances, including viruses like SARS-CoV-2.
Webinars in our COVID-19 Winter Webinar SeriesClick here to view the webinar recordings
Webinar 3: Preventing Occupational Exposure to COVID-19 in Non-Hospital Healthcare Settings Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST Event registration: ZoomGov webinar link
There is a great deal of focus on protecting healthcare personnel in hospital settings. This webinar will focus on the unique risks that workers face in clinics, nursing homes, long term care, and home health. It will include best practices for building adequate ventilation, physical distancing and barriers, a respiratory protection program, administrative controls for resident cohorting, protections for home care workers, and challenges with inadequate staffing ratios. The webinar will also include an outbreak investigation scenario in a long-term resident care facility.
Webinar 4: Managing Inequities and Environmental Injustices Encountered on the Job among Vulnerable Workers Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST Event registration: coming soon!
EJ and Natural Disasters/COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Meetings
Southeast Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST Event website
Gulf Coast Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Time to be announced
West and Southwest Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Time to be announced
WTP Grantee COVID-19 Updates: Monday, February 8, 2021 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST Event registration: Zoom link
WTP Grantee COVID-19 Updates: Monday, March 8, 2021 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST Event registration: Zoom link
Virtual 2021 Spring Awardee Meeting and Workshop Dates: To be announced Topic: To be announced
- Fall 2020 WTP Awardee Meeting and Workshop
- Spring 2020 WTP Awardee Meeting and Emory/NIEHS Workshop
- Spring 2019 WTP Awardee Meeting and Workshop
- Fall 2018 Awardee Meeting and Opioid-Related Hazards in the Workplace Workshop
- Spring 2018 WTP Awardee Meeting and National Trainers’ Exchange