Honolulu International Airport Pilot Hazardous Material Awareness Training for the Airline Industry


 Hawaiian Airlines
September 14-25, 2009

This week eight IAM CREST Associate Instructors for the Airline Industry from District Lodge 141, Local Lodge 1979 provided Hazardous Material Awareness classes for 27 IAM members, supervisors and managers of Hawaiian Airlines at Honolulu International Airport.  The classes were developed by IAM CREST to enhance the current training provided by Hawaiian Airlines for workers who handle dangerous goods by air under a grant funded by the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration. These classes were provided as a Pilot Program that will be delivered to Hawaiian Airlines employees that address the importance of identifying dangerous goods, their hazards and proper handling procedures.  

Assistant General Chairmen District 141: Randy Kauhane
Hawaiian Airlines VP-Customer Service: Blaine Miyasato 

IAM CREST Airline Grant Liaison:  Stephen Rice 

Honolulu  – IAM CREST Site Coordinators:  Bob Winner and Charlie Wong
Hawaiian Airlines Sr. Manager-Customer Service: Devin Shishido
Hawaiian Airlines OSHA & Dangerous Goods Mgr.: Kathy Enomoto 

IAM CREST Associate Instructors for Airline Industry:  U’ilani Ah Chan, Albert Bright, John Baricuatro, Sean Camarillo, Jayme Depontes, Sharon Hayashi, Anne Kahalekai-Tam and H Manu Kalahiki 

IAM CREST Staff:  Joe Abshire and Teri McClendon

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