Last month, more than 100 regional peer trainers gathered at National Labor College to participate in a refresher course designed to maintain current skills and to teach new ones.
The Regional Peer Trainer Refresher is an annual event than ensures these trainers are of the highest quality as they carry vital safety information to their coworkers in safety briefings, company-sponsored training sessions and union meetings. Most peer instructors are full-time rail workers and members and/or local officers of affiliated rail unions. The training provides a forum for the exchange of new ideas and information. Continue reading