Ebola Biosafety And Infectious Disease Response Training

Description

The New Jersey/New York Hazardous Materials Worker Training Center (NJNY Center)will conduct worker-based training to prevent and reduce workers’ risk of exposure toEbola virus and other infectious diseases through their work duties. This applicationincludes the following members of the NJNY Center:  Rutgers School of Public Health (Rutgers)  New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH)  World Cares Center (WCC)  Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)Each of these organizations will apply their specific expertise to develop and implementtraining for their target groups. A total of 92 courses reaching 1,935 trainees will beprovided in the first year to workers in Federal Region 2, including New Jersey, NewYork and Puerto Rico. Courses will be provided both in face-to-face and onlineenvironments. Training will include a variety of teaching methods, including small groupactivities, hands-on, lectures, and discussions.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date6/1/165/31/19

Funding

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Occupational Health
Communicable Diseases
Public Health Schools
Hazardous Substances
Puerto Rico
Teaching
Viruses
Delivery of Health Care