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Linking Energy Production Technologies to Human Health Protection: A "To and Through" Approach to the Interdisciplinary Training of a Middle-Skilled Workforce

Implementing Organization

Tulane University

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$125,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

Funding Program

NASEM Gulf Research Program – Grants

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Other Workforce Development and Job Creation

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

The project team will work to build a safer workforce in southeastern Louisiana by identifying key environmental health and disaster management knowledge and skills and teaching them to community college students and current workers in oil production, marine operations, and nursing. Project partners plan to develop educational products that other organizations can adapt and use. The project team will work to ensure that key practical skills and training products are relevant to workplace settings by drawing on the expertise of its members, which include educational institutions, industry groups, and employers.

Contact

Maureen Lichtveld
None
mlichtve@tulane.edu
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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