Mabbett & Associates, Inc. (M&A), Environmental Consultants & Engineers of Bedford, MA has been awarded a maximum available $25,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents’ Occupational Safety & Health Education and Training Program for a fifth consecutive year. Since 2004, under the DIA grant program, M&A has trained over 125 companies and 1,500 researchers, facility/maintenance managers, emergency response team members, environmental health & safety managers, wastewater treatment plant operators, and manufacturing employees.
Every fiscal year, the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents awards $800,000 in safety training grants to various organizations; these grants have provided funding that has trained nearly 225,000 Massachusetts workers since 1991. This highly successful grant program provides monies for workplace safety training aimed at workers throughout the Commonwealth.
Organizations that have received safety training grants in years past include professional service companies like M&A, manufacturers, health care providers, labor unions, trade organizations, educational institutions and public employers. The grants are not limited to specific types of training. Any safety training program that seeks to improve the safety of the workplace is eligible for funding. Grant applications are available each year from the Office of Safety for health and safety training grants. Information about the grant program is available on the Office of Safety’s website.
M&A’s training under the grant program focuses on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training including First Responder Operations Level Training. The training is provided on-site at Massachusetts employer sites and in open enrollment programs. Anyone interested in learning more about the training program should contact Leif Longtine at M&A.
M&A is an award-winning firm and provides integrated multi-disciplinary consulting and engineering services in environmental, health and safety management, waste minimization/pollution prevention, site assessment and restoration, environmental pollution control, occupational safety and health, and training to industry, commercial enterprise and public agencies. For more information regarding M&A, visit the firm’s website at www.mabbett.com.