From Sara to Homeland Security: The Niehs Worker Education and Training Program Confronts Challenges of Environmental Cleanup

@article{Slatin2006FromST,
  title={From Sara to Homeland Security: The Niehs Worker Education and Training Program Confronts Challenges of Environmental Cleanup},
  author={C. Slatin and M. Dunn},
  journal={NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={65 - 86}
}
  • C. Slatin, M. Dunn
  • Published 2006
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy
  • Section 126(g) of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 mandated the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to establish a grant program for the training and education of hazardous waste operations and emergency response workers. This program, originally established as the Superfund Worker Training Program, has evolved into the Worker Education and Training Program (WETP) and is currently in its nineteenth year of successful operation. Beginning with eleven… CONTINUE READING
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