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Multilingual Resources


Participants in some programs may be best served with materials in languages other than English. As needed, special resources are developed and posted here.

Library of Other-than-English Training Materials

The following are available:

Spanish (developed by University of Minnesota Training Center)

Somali (developed by University of Minnesota Training Center)

See below for acknowledgements and conditions of use.


The Midwest Consortium developed these fact sheets under cooperative agreement number U45 ES 06184 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Several member institutions of the Midwest Consortium contributed to the development of these exercises.

See the MWC site for a listing of contacts at each member institution and additional information.

We encourage you to comment on these materials. Please give your suggestions to the Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 670056, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0056 or Contact Us.


The Midwest Consortium has copyrighted this material. A recipient of the material, other than the Federal Government, may not reproduce it without permission of the copyright owner.  The material was prepared for use by instructors experienced in the training of persons who are or who anticipate being employed in occupations or with duties covered by 29CFR1910.120 and related guidance or community residents potentially affected by industrial operations or natural disasters.  Users are cautioned that the subject is constantly evolving. Therefore, the material may require additions, deletions, or modifications to incorporate the effects of that evolution occurring after the date of this material preparation.

These materials are intended to complement training to meet the requirements of the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Final Rule (1910.120 effective March 6, 1990) and other informational purposes with residents. Use of the materials do not provide the necessary knowledge and skills for the reader to achieve successful completion at any level of training shown in the Final Rule. These materials may be used by experienced trainers who are multi-lingual as part of an overall training plan to achieve stated objectives of a complete program (not shown here).


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