During the week of March 6-1, 2011, twelve members from IAM District Lodge 141, ten from Local Lodge 1487 Chicago O’Hare and two from Local Lodge 1351 Seattle working at United Airlines, completed the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials 40-Hour Hazardous Material Instructor Train-The-Trainer Course held at Local Lodge 1487 located in Chicago, Illinois.
The Train-The-Trainer course was developed by IAM CREST in cooperation with IAM IAM District Lodge 141 and United Airlines specifically to enhance the required dangerous goods training provided by United Airlines. After successfully completing the course these IAM CREST DOT Associate Instructors will be authorized to deliver Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Course 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.
I.A.M. C.R.E.S.T. Airline Grant Liaison: Stephen Rice
IAM CREST Staff: Michael Hinthorn, Joe Abshire and Teri McClendon
IAM District 141 and Local Lodge 1487 Site Coordinator: Douglas Williams
IAM CREST Associate Instructors for Airline Industry: Local Lodge 1487 – Peter Brown, Jacqueline “Jackie” Bugos, Jerome Clyder, Marvin Dean, Joey D’Eccliss, Mickey Jasnic, Patrick “Pat” McGrath, Troy Neal, Randy Schafer, Douglas G. Williams and Local Lodge 1351 – Albert Higgnins and Dave Songnini.