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July 2017

  • 7/7, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, Personal Protective Equipment - This course covers types, selection, maintenance and care of personal protective equipment in the workplace. The content complies with the applicable regulatory requirements. Learners will identify the level of protection that they are provided when wearing specific types of PPE and discuss their care. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

  • 7/11 - 7/12, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Texas Department of Insurance, OSHA 10 Hour Construction (Spanish). This training provides construction workers information about their rights, their employers’ responsibilities, how to file a complaint and how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Contact: Kim McDonald, 512-804-4610. Download flyer here.

  • 7/21, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, OSHA Recordkeeping - This course will cover a review of the requirements for recording injuries or illnesses on your OSHA Log 300. It will use case studies and a workshop where you’ll get to improve your skills in identifying recordable incidents. It will discuss the latest updates to the OSHA standard and proposed changes. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form coming soon. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance


August 2017

  • 8/4, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, Bloodborne Pathogens: Disease Transmission Prevention - Exposure to blood and bodily fluids is common in the workplace - not just in the health care environment. Preventing the spread of bloodborne pathogens should be of utmost concern to every worker. This course will train participants to identify bloodborne pathogens and to protect against exposure. Additionally, we will focus on OSHA requirements in 29 CFR 1910.1030, exposure and health effects, controls and post-exposure actions. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

  • 8/7, 8am - 5pm & 8/8, 8am - 12pm, Gulf Coast Safety Institute, OSHA 10 Hour General Industry - This course meets the OSHA 10-hour outreach requirement. Students who pass the course will receive a completion certificate and an OSHA 10-hour card. This training provides entry-level general industry workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to identify, prevent and abate job-related hazards. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, personal protective equipment, walking and working surfaces, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, exit routes, electrical safety, hazard communication, lockout/tagout, material handling and machine guarding. Contact: GCSI, gcsi@com.edu, 409-933-8166. Registration form coming soon.

  • 8/18, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, Improving Your Respiratory Protection Program - This course will review the requirements for recording injuries or illnesses on your OSHA Log 300. It will use case studies and a workshop where you’ll get to improve your skills in identifying recordable incidents. It will also discuss the latest updates to the OSHA standard and proposed changes. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form coming soon. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

  • 8/29 - 8/30, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Texas Department of Insurance, OSHA 10 Hour Construction (English). This training provides construction workers information about their rights, their employers’ responsibilities, how to file a complaint and how to identify, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Contact: Kim McDonald, 512-804-4610. Download flyer here.


September 2017

  • 9/8, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, Severe Weather Safety – Join us to learn from a Chief Meteorologist how to spot severe weather including hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, how to report this to the National Weather Service, and how to be “Stormready”. Participants will gain insight on how to spot severe weather and how to differentiate between severe and non-severe situations. The second portion of the course focuses on preparation for severe weather, safety procedures during severe weather events, and safety hazards during aftermath and recovery. Emphasis is placed on safety in the workplace as well as in the home. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form coming soon. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

  • 9/19-20, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Texas Department of Insurance, OSHA 10 Hour Construction (Spanish). This training provides construction workers information about their rights, their employers’ responsibilities, how to file a complaint and how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Contact: Kim McDonald, 512-804-4610. Download flyer here.

  • 9/22, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, OSHA's Safety and Health Management Guidelines – OSHA's Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines use a proactive approach to provide employers, workers, and worker representatives with a sound, flexible framework for addressing safety and health issues in diverse workplaces. These guidelines recognize that finding and fixing hazards before they cause injury or illness is a more effective approach. This course will provide an overview of the seven core elements of the Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines. Each core program element outlines steps that employers and workers can take to establish, implement, maintain, and improve their safety and health programs. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form coming soon. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

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