Students sit around a desktop computer working on a simulation of an actual hazardous spill at a warehouse. The students are required to work together to clean up the simulated hazardous spill.
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Patricia Strizak Trainer


Patricia is an RN, MPH, certified by the National Center for Domestic Preparedness as a hospital emergency response trainer as well as a Hazardous Materials Management (Hazmat) trainer.

Prior to joining MassCOSH, Patricia was the Director of Training at Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where she also served as the Interim Emergency manager.  Patricia worked for 10 years with health and Hospitals Corporation, Maspeth, NY first as an Emergency Medical Technician, Lieutenant and then paramedic prior to their integration with FDNY.