Construction program gives inmates the tools to succeed

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Reconnect Incorporated held an event in Omaha today providing construction work training to those who are either serving time or have served time.

The program called the Tool Box Credentials training seeks to help individuals turn their lives around and get re-acclimated to society specifically through a construction job.

Topics covered included workplace safety. CPR and AED training, load rigging and crane signaling.

The event was made possible through a Department of Corrections gran and is the second year the organization has provided such training.