FIRE SAFETY TRAINING AND SPEAKERS DIRECTORY.
FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C
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The Government Employees Training Act Public Law 85-507 makes available to practically every Federal agency a management tool which, properly used, can help significantly to increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations. It places responsibility for training squarely on the head of the agency who is not only authorized but directed to establish needed training programs. Each agency covered by the Act is authorized, subject to certain requirements of law and regulation, 1 to establish, or strengthen, needed inservice training programs 2 to send its employees to training programs conducted by other Government agencies, to the extent those agencies are able to accept them, and to admit to its own programs employees from other agencies with or without reimbursement 3 to send its employees to non-Government facilities for needed training which is not reasonably available within Government, and to pay all or any part of the expenses of such training 4 to pay expenses of employees attending meetings that will contribute to better supervision and management of its substantive functions, as well as meetings concerned with the substantive functions themselves 5 to permit its employees to accept training contributions and awards from non-Government sources and 6 to permit is employees to accept payment from outsiders for certain expenses connected with meetings which they attend.