The 2017 Annual Continuing Challenge – Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Workshop will once again provide the most prominent and skilled presenters from the haz-mat emergency response field. Featured are exciting classroom sessions and outdoor workshops in sunny California.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water, and land — upon which life depends. For 30 years, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
and Prevention Office, EPA’s CEPPO Provides leadership, advocacy, and assistance to:
1) Prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies; 2) Respond to envirommental crises; and
3) Inform the public about chemical hazards in their community
The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, which is within the United States Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration, is responsible for coordinating a national safety program for the transportation of hazardous materials by air, rail, highway and water.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury. The Institute is part of the CDC.
Research and Special Programs Administration. As one of nine major agencies of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) provides vital services to America’s dynamic multimodal transportation system. Its safety and research programs strengthen the nation’s industrial competitiveness, especially in a global economy where intermodal transportation is essential.