TEEX Receives DOT Grant To Offer Hazardous Materials Instructor Training
COLLEGE STATION - The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) a half-million dollar grant to provide instructor training to reduce shipping incidents involving undeclared hazardous materials. The goal is to protect the health and safety of employees and carrier operators, as well as to protect public health and welfare.
TEEX was one of six organizations nationwide to receive funding for hazmat instructor training from the U.S. DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
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“At TEEX and the Product Development Center, we offer the unique capability to constantly monitor the pulse of the entire first response community,” said Caleb Holt, Manager of the Product Development Center. “We can serve as a gateway for DoD-developed technologies to gain access to real-world training facilities and hands-on, end-user engagement. Through the PDC’s Think, Build, Sell process, we can assist technologies in every phase of the development process and position them for successful market entry.”
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Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security and workforce training, as well as exercises, technical assistance and economic development. TEEX serves more than 169,000 people annually from every U.S. state and territory and 79 countries worldwide.
Renowned for its hands-on, customized training, TEEX offers a wide range of technical and skills training programs aimed at employed workers and those entering the labor force. Both public and private sector organizations count on TEEX for outstanding training and the technical expertise of its instructors, many of whom are the top experts in their respective fields.
TEEX operates a comprehensive emergency preparedness campus, which includes some of the world’s top training facilities in the Brayton Fire Training Field, Disaster City® and the Emergency Operations Training Center, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for public utilities, law enforcement and unexploded ordnance training.
As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, TEEX has been a leader in homeland security training since 1998. The agency also sponsors the state’s elite urban search and rescue team, Texas TaskForce 1, standing ready to respond at a moment’s notice in times of disaster.
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