NESHTA is a non-profit professional and educational society for educators and trainers specializing in environmental, safety, occupational health, emergency response and other technical education fields.

Founded in 1977 as the National Environmental Training Association, Inc. (NETA) with support and assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, NESHTA now is an international society dedicated to promoting competency and excellency in worker education and training, and in all education and training.

NESHTA members subscribe to the belief that the competent training of workers is the most effective and cost-effective tool for assuring workplace safety, protecting our environment and achieving regulatory compliance. NESHTA members world-wide comprise the leading network for industrial, academic, utility, consulting and government trainers and training managers. Through NESHTA’s network, trainers can find the answer to virtually any question, or any resource, needed for their work.


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  • CET Continuing Education News

    The CET has always required about 30 hours of continuing professional education each five year renewal period. In the “good old days” of corporate wealth, member companies frequently underwrote part or all of the costs for certification continuing professional development.¬†That’s no longer the case, unfortunately, but NESHTA is working to help. Click here to download our paper on CET Continuing Education.

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  • Join us in Rochester!

    NESHTA’s official 2015 Annual Conference and Workshops is scheduled July 21-23 in Rochester, New York, in conjunction with the National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (NPETE) regional instructor’s conference. For details and registration through the NPETE web site, click here!

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