Environmental Safety and Health: Training to Address Occupational Disparities and Environmental Justice
The idea of redeveloping brownfields is not a new one, but linking this to occupational health disparities and community access to jobs is. The NIEHS Minority Worker Training Program (MWTP) holistically addresses one of the most significant problems with urban unemployment--workers lacking crucial technical job skills and experience, who are most vulnerable to occupational exposures and often lack access to healthcare. Find out how this program is making a difference in health disparities and environmental justice—AND the economy.
Presented at NEHA 2015 AEC