DOE Worker Training
PETE members including the University of Tennessee, Amarillo College and Greenville Technical College will train a minimum 12,500 workers, technicians and supervisors, providing 75,000 contact hours of training, to protect themselves, their facilities, and their communities from exposure to hazardous materials encountered during hazardous waste site clean-up, in the transportation of hazardous materials, and in the response to releases of hazardous materials. Each year, 2,500 workers will successfully complete 250 courses for a total 15,000 contact hours of training.
The partnership serves the following locations:
- Pantex, TX
- Savannah River Site, SC
- Oak Ridge Operations, TN
- Paducah Gaseous Diffusion, KY
- Portsmouth Site, OH