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DDOT Offers Spanish Language OSHA 10-Hour Training for Construction Trades

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Open to all DDOT/WMATA certified DBE firms and other construction-related small businesses

Media Contacts

Reggie Sanders, (202) 671-5124, [email protected]
Michelle Phipps-Evans, (202) 497-0124, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT)'s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Program, in partnership with the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), is hosting a Spanish Language Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Safety Training for Construction Trades.

Upon completion of all three sessions and passing of the exam, graduates will obtain a certificate of completion along with an OSHA-10 course completion card. The Spanish Language OSHA 10 Hour Training is open to all certified DDOT/WMATA DBE firms and other construction-related small businesses. This training is free of charge. Limit: Two participants per company.

What:   OSHA 10-Hour Training Construction Trades Workshop for Small Businesses

When:      1st Session: December 2, 2014, 3 pm to 7 pm

                2nd Session: December 3, 2014, 3 pm to 7 pm

                3rd Session:  December 4, 2014, 3 pm to 7 pm            

Where: 11th Street Bridge Field Office (Skanska)

                1301 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Metro bus routes 90, 92, 93 (6 blocks away from the Navy Yard Metro)

Parking: Free parking is available on-site.

Spaces are limited.  Advanced registration is required no later than Friday, November 28, 2014 via http://ddotosha10traininginspanish.eventbrite.com

For more information, please contact Chanel Cunningham at [email protected] or (202) 271-9090.

*Please note, in order to obtain the DOL-OSHA course completion card, you must attend all three (3) sessions.

For information about DDOT’s Office of Civil Rights please visit http://ddot.dc.gov/DC/DDOT/About+DDOT/Who+We+Are/Civil+Rights.

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an interfamily offense, or place of residence or business.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

If you need special accommodations please contact Cesar Barreto at 202-671-2829 or [email protected] 72 hours in advance of the meeting. If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Luisa Portillo at 202-671-0630 or [email protected] 72 hours in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.