Thurs., Sept. 18, 2008
Contact: Ted Fitzgerald
Goal is to equip tomorrow's employees with training and information to reduce work hazards
HARTFORD, Conn. - Providing students in the state's plumbing, electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) apprenticeship programs with training and information to reduce workplace hazards is the goal of a new alliance among the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Connecticut Department of Labor's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ConnOSHA) and the Connecticut Office of Apprenticeship and Training (CTOAT).
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