Hawaiian Airlines AC/GSE Mechanic’s Hazardous Material Worker Module Development and Train-The-Trainer

During the week of November 1-5, 2010, three members from IAM District Lodge 142 and Local Lodge 1979 at Hawaiian Airlines – AC/GSE Mechanic’s, completed developing the Hazardous Material AC/GSE Mechanic’s Awareness Training Course Modules at Local Lodge 1979 located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

During the week of November 8-12, 2010, three members from IAM District Lodge 142 and Local Lodge 1979 at Hawaiian Airlines – AC/GSE Mechanic’s, completed the Hazardous Material AC/GSE Mechanic’s Awareness Training Train-the-Trainer Course at Local Lodge 1979 located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Train-The-Trainer course was developed by IAM CREST in cooperation with IAM AC/GSE Mechanic’s and Hawaiian Airlines specifically to enhance the required dangerous goods training provided by Hawaiian Airlines. After successfully completing the course these IAM CREST DOT Associate Instructors will be authorized to deliver Awareness Training to workers who handle dangerous goods by air.

Training of DOT HMAT Associate Instructors and workers who handle hazardous materials is funded under a grant by the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration. During the week of November 1-5, 2010, five members from IAM District Lodge 141 at Hawaiian Airlines – Operations, completed the Hazardous Material Awareness Training Train-the-Trainer Course at Local Lodge 1979 located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

I.A.M. C.R.E.S.T. Airlines Grant Liaison: Stephen Rice

Hawaiian Airlines General OSHA and Dangerous Goods: Kathy Enomoto

IAM District 141 Hawaiian AC/GSE Mechanic’s Site Coordinator: Dave Figueira

IAM CREST Associate Instructors for Airline Industry: Pictured Above (Left to Right):

Darren Rapoza, Marshall Lum and David Figueira

IAM CREST Staff: Michael Hinthorn and Steven Fowee