Center for Risk Management

Center for Risk Management

2018 Schedule Through May

The Center for Risk Management (formerly the Risk Management Institute) at College of the Mainland invites you and your staff to attend health and safety classes held at our facilities with no enrollment fee. We have received generous support from the Texas Mutual Insurance Company to educate workers about occupational safety. These classes provide related materials to keep for future reference. The courses are excellent for organizations to update or include in their internal training.

Class Schedule through May 2018- Click Here

Ethics in the Workplace- Cancelled

Crushing It: Leading as a High Performer

Friday, December 1

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Every organization wants their team to win and be successful. In order to create sustained results, we must possess leadership and high performance skills in order to move from strategy to execution. Crushing It combines key leadership and High Performance skills that will Accelerate your teams' performance and increase your influence. Why? because creating results requires high performance skills. Creating sustained results requires Leadership. This class is taught by Mark Hernandez.

Mark Hernandez, is currently a Contractor Liaison for Marathon Petroleum Corporation. He is president of Multiply Leadership, an International Speaker and Leadership Development company that provides keynote speeches, mastermind sessions, seminars, Safety Motivational Messages, and coaching in English & Spanish. Mark served 12 years for the USDOL - OSHA as the Compliance Safety & Health Officer & Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) and was charged with all outreach for the OSHA’s Houston South Area Office under the Cooperative Programs to do speeches, presentations and forge new Alliances & Partnerships to extend the resources and capabilities from the area office to various Industries. Mark has over 20 years of occupational safety & health experience in the construction and general industry. In 2011 Mark became a Founding Member of the John Maxwell Team and an Independent Certified Speaker, Trainer, & Coach.

To Register for any Risk Management class:

Contact SeAlice Hemphill at 409-933-8365 or download and print the registration form. The form opens best with Internet Explorer or Safari and can be returned by fax to 409-933-8027 or email to

Registration Form -For all Fall 2017 classes

The class is limited to 56 people. Walk-in registrations will not be accepted. The doors open at 7:30 a.m. for class check-in. The class will begin promptly at 8 a.m. and late arrivals will not be admitted after 8:15 a.m. Please enter the building at the door located on the dock side of the building.

Certificates of completion will be awarded to all participants who complete these courses. CEUs are awarded for each class.

Cancelation Policy: Please give at least 24 hours' notice if you are not able to attend class so we may add other registrations from the student wait list. If you have any questions before the class, please contact SeAlice Hemphill at 409-933-8365 or For assistance on the day of the class please call 409-933-8162.

To Find Our Location:

From Houston - Take I-45 South to the Century/Delany Road Exit (Exit 13). Turn right onto Delany Rd. The Gulf Coast Safety Institute is located on the north side of the road (right side) in a large white metal building with a loading dock. The driveway is located across from the second entrance to the Glenway Plaza Mall. There is a "College of the Mainland" sign on the fence on each side of the driveway.

Upcoming Safety Classes

1/19/18 OSHA Recordkeeping C.Lewis
2/02/18 Hearing Conservation J. Sanders
2/16/18 Gender Culture & Communication P. Harrell

Download Class Schedule through May 2018 Here

Who can benefit from these classes?

  • Safety trainers/personnel
  • Physical plant directors
  • Health personnel
  • Office personnel
  • All workers
  • Human resources personnel

Comments from evaluations:

  • "This was a much-needed course for safety professionals!"
  • "I wish more of my co-workers would take this course!"
  • "Well organized! Speaker was very knowledgeable of subject at hand!"
  • "These classes are a great resource for my business!"
  • "We will not miss a single offering!"
  • "Great hospitality! I'll be back!"
  • "Great course materials, and the refreshments were a nice addition. Thank you!"

Continuing a 18-year partnership, Texas Mutual Insurance Company,
the state's leading worker's compensation insurance company, has given $100,000 to fund safety and health classes taught by experts at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute.

From left: Mary Amelang, Vice President for Institutional Advancement; SeAlice Hemphill, Program Assistant at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute; Cindy Lewis, Director of the Gulf Coast Safety Institute; Dr. James Templer, Vice President of Instruction; Woody Hill, Texas Mutual Insurance; and Wayne Faircloth, Texas House of Representatives.

Speakers who are selected to present will be compensated for their presentation time. Speakers are required to complete a background check through the College of the Mainland at lease one month prior to the date of their presentations. Speakers will be responsible for creating all content and materials for the class and the materials for each class will be required to be submitted for review and reproduction three weeks before the presentation date.

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