The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, Maryland was the site for the 32 hour Chemical Response training held April 14th– 18th 2019. IAM CREST in collaboration with the International Chemical Workers Union Council led the training made available by grant funding. Members from various locals participated in the training.
These sessions include both classroom and hands-on training designed to help workers protect themselves while responding to emergencies or working with hazardous waste. Learning to read OSHA standards and use other available resources is also an intricate part of the program. Proper PPE selection for any workplace task is necessary, and this class addressed those issues.
The class was led by the following instructors:
I.A.M. C.R.E.S.T. Staff: Project Coordinator/Instructors Shaun Trude, Michael Oathout and Associate Instructor Joel Taylor Sr.
ICWUC Center for Worker Health and Safety Education Staff: IAMAW DOE Coordinator Tom Frazee, Field Training Coordinator Keith Mundy, and Instructor Roy McAllister.
The next Chemical Response Hazmat training held at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center will be in November 2019. Please contact IAM CREST at 301-967-4707 for HazMat Scholarship information.