2024 NPETE Stayfresher - Topic: Heat Stress

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Stayfresher Topic: Heat Stress

August 14, 2024 – 1 – 3pm EST

Via Zoom

About:  Heat Stress Checklist with NIEHS Clearinghouse

Bio:  El’gin Avila, NIEHS WTP National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training – Kenda Freeman

Heat Hacks – Protecting Your Most Valuable Resources Using NIEHS Building Blocks for a Heat Stress Prevention Training Program 

Join us for an insightful and practical seminar titled “Heat Hacks – Protecting Your Most Valuable Resources Using NIEHS Building Blocks for a Heat Stress Prevention Training Program.” This seminar is designed to equip professionals, particularly those in high-risk occupations, with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement an effective heat stress prevention program. Drawing on the comprehensive guidelines provided by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Thermal Stress Working Group (TSWG) , ANSI/ASSP Standard to Protect Construction Workers from Heat Stress and Strain,  and ACGIH recommendations, this seminar will offer valuable insights and strategies to safeguard workers from the dangers of heat stress.

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2024 National PETE/CCCHST/NESHTA Instructor Conference

Registration Closed

Training Impacts of Post COVID and Natural Disasters CCCHST Refresher Conference

March 12-14, 2024

Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH

Center for Workforce Development Building, 315 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH

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2024 IBSMART Institute for Spill Response Training

Registration Closed

IBSMART Spill Response Train the Trainer Program

April 24-26, 2024 Registration Closed

Barton County Community College, 100 Continental Drive, Junction City, KS 66441

Participants are prepared through a 2.5-day Intense Train-the-Trainer Program called the IBSMART Institute for Spill Response Training to deliver required certifications for public and private responders and workers including:

  • 24-hour Industrial Emergency Spill Response

Participants use CCCHST curriculum to train workers and responders in their local area and report to NPETE the number of courses they provide, for which they are provided a small reimbursement. NPETE reports these numbers to NIEHS. CCCHST members may charge for the courses offered in their local area. Instructors reporting numbers must attend Instructor Refresher training every two years offered either at live conferences or through NPETE StayFreshers via Zoom.

2024 Great Environmental Safety Training (GreatEST) Institute

Registration Closed

GreatEST Waste Site Cleanup Train the Trainer

May 13-18, 2024 – Registration CLOSED

Scott Community College, 500 Belmont Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722

Applications are due February 28th

Outcome Expectations:

Participants are prepared through a 5.5-day Train-the-Trainer Program called the GreatEST Institute (Great Environmental Safety Training Institute) HAZWOPER TTT to deliver required certifications for public and private responders and workers including:

  • 40-hour Waste Site Worker Health and Safety
  • Hazard Awareness and Communication

Disaster Site Response Institute for Trainers (DSRT)

Registration Closed

2024 Applications are closed.

New Applications Coming in January 2025

This course is being held at Indian River State College – Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex – Fort Pierce, FL. Participants will be prepared through a five-day program to obtain safety authorizations for public and private disaster site responders and workers. Courses include OSHA’s 15-hour Disaster Site Worker, Hazardous Awareness and Communications, and Incident Command.

Outcome Expectations:

Participants are prepared through a 5-day program, the Disaster Site Response for Trainers (DSRT) Institute, to obtain required authorizations for public and private responders and workers.  Coursework includes:

  • OSHA’s 15-hour Disaster Site Worker
  • Hazard Awareness and Communication
  • Incident Command System

Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive an OSHA Disaster Site Worker card.  Following training, participants may use Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training (CCCHST) curriculum to train workers and responders in their local area.  They will report to NPETE the number of courses they provide using NPETE’s CCCHST curriculum and/or exercises.  NPETE reports these numbers to the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).  Instructors may charge for the courses they offer in their local area.  This training does not provide participants the OSHA Disaster Site Worker Train-the-Trainer authorization.

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