WASHINGTON � The National Association of Tower Erectors will be the beneficiary of the U.S. Department of Labor�s Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Follow-On Training Grant for the second year in a row. NATE will receive $126,000 to continue offering its industry-specific training for the 2017 fiscal year.
�NATE facilitated the training of over 310 industry employees and employers in fiscal year 2016 due to the resources made available through the Susan Hardwood Grant,� said Todd Schlekeway, NATE�s executive director. �As recipients of the grant, the Association looks forward to continue offering these successful training programs in 12 new markets in 2017.�
Named after the former director of the Office of Risk Assessment in OSHA�s former Directorate of Health Standards, the Susan Harwood Training Grant program has been around since 1978 and provided training for 2.1 million workers, per NATE�s press release.
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