The New England Consortium (TNEC) at UMass Lowell is the region's model Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Worker Health and Safety training organization.
Since 1987, TNEC has provided dynamic hands-on, participatory health and safety training. With simulated works tasks and mock incidents, students gain a better understanding of work site hazards and how to properly respond in an emergency situation. We offer training on-site and at our training center for public agencies and private companies.
Assoc. Prof. Juliette Rooney-Varga and members of the university’s Climate Change Initiative led a legislative briefing at the State House on “Meeting the Climate and Energy Challenge,” introducing their interactive simulation to policymakers.
Boston GlobeJuliette Rooney-Varga, director of the Climate Change Initiative at UMass Lowell, stood before a packed room in the State House and guided lawmakers, staffers, and other attendees through an exercise in climate-change policy making.
Steven Chu was on campus on Nov. 16 to deliver this year’s Tripathy Endowed Memorial Lecture and receive an honorary doctorate.
The annual David Lustick Climate Change Teach-In drew nearly 400 students to Cumnock Hall, where speakers offered lessons on responding to a changing world.
3 Benefits to Providing Health & Safety Training
Empowers employees to participate in their own health & safety
Protects your company against public relations nightmares
Reduces costs and safeguards your work environment