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Upcoming Trainings

May
15
Mon
2017
24 Hour Waste Site Worker
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – May 17 @ 10:00 pm

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

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Apr
20
Fri
2018
Long-term impact and public health response after the Lac-Mégantic oil train tragedy
Apr 20 @ 9:45 pm – 11:15 pm

On July 6, 2013, a train carrying 72 cars of crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, causing 47 deaths, the destruction of 44 buildings, an evacuation of 2,000 people, and a catastrophic oil spill. How do we prepare for and prevent these tragedies?

This event will highlight current issues in public health, resiliency and disaster response planning and address preventive safety measures for high-hazard freight trains.

AGENDA:
Refreshments @ 4:45 p.m.
Presentation @ 5:15 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE:
http://evite.me/ned6CVFNYA

Please RSVP by April 13, 2018 if you are attending.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking at Wilder Foundation Center is free. Visitor parking spaces are marked in the parking ramp that is adjacent to the building. The Lexington Green Line light rail stop is just across the street on University/Lexington.

Participants are eligible for continuing education certificate.


FEATURED SPEAKER:

Dr. Mélissa Généreux
Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec

Mélissa Généreux M.D. M.SC., F.R.C.P.C was the Chief Public Health Officer for Quebec’s Eastern Townships responding to the event. Her ongoing research on the long-term response to the Lac-Megantic tragedy, as well as its broader public health and community mental health implications, informs global response and resilience to disasters.

Dr. Généreux will be speaking in partnership with Citizens Acting for Rail Safety – Twin Cities (CARS-TC) and William Toscano, PhD, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.

 

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May
14
Mon
2018
24 Hour Waste Site Worker
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – May 16 @ 10:00 pm

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

REGISTER ONLINE

May
13
Mon
2019
24 Hour Waste Site Worker
May 13 @ 8:00 am – May 15 @ 5:00 pm

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

REGISTER ONLINE

Jan
13
Mon
2020
24 Hour Waste Site Worker
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

Specific location of your course will be sent with the materials prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE

Jul
13
Mon
2020
24 Hour Waste Site Worker
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

Specific location of your course will be sent with the materials prior to the course.

REGISTER ONLINE