Training Services
National Programs

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Nicole Zawadzki
HAMMER Manager

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The Volpentest Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Federal Training Center is a safety and emergency response training center unlike any other, offering the most realistic and comprehensive safety and emergency response training for those who need it most – nuclear waste cleanup workers and emergency response personnel. These workers benefit from the most expansive selection of training props in the country. But HAMMER’s training also goes well beyond training for nuclear waste cleanup.

Located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state, and operated for the DOE by Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS), HAMMER is responsible for managing nationally recognized training and safety programs including:

Program support areas include:

  • Training Development
  • Training Delivery
  • Mock-ups and Simulations
  • Multi-Agency Exercises
  • Technology Deployment
  • Computer Based and Web Based Learning
  • Specialized Training
  • Program Management
  • Records Management
  • Subject Matter Experts
  • Strategic Partnerships

Contact us to find out how we can successfully support your program.

HAMMER is available to DOE and DOE-affiliated entities as well as military, other authorized federal and state agencies, and local emergency response agencies.

Last Updated 03/08/2022 4:09 PM