Linking energy production technologies to human health protection: A “to and through” approach to the interdisciplinary training of a middle-skilled workforce


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Tulane University

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Grants

Project Location: Louisiana1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Other Workforce Development and Job Creation
Education and Outreach
Other Workforce Development and Job Creation Education and Outreach

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Fletcher Technical Community College; South Central Louisiana Technical College


Project ID: 485
Project Name: Linking energy production technologies to human health protection: A “to and through” approach to the interdisciplinary training of a middle-skilled workforce
SourceUID: 2000005989
Latitude: 29.95676106
Longitude: -90.0756441
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County: Orleans
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Other Workforce Development and Job Creation
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Other Workforce Development and Job Creation Education and Outreach
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2016
Implementing Organization: Tulane University
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Maureen Lichtveld
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Fletcher Technical Community College; South Central Louisiana Technical College
Link: http://www.nas.edu/gulf/grants/grantees/index.htm?utm_source=Gulf+Research+Program+Updates&utm_campaign=3aa5af6697-2015_09_09_Winners_Grants_Competition&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_367e0eb01a-3aa5af6697-243419217
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 125000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 125000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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