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May 2017

  • 5/22 - 5/26, 8am - 5pm, Gulf Coast Safety Institute, Field Leadership, Train-the-Trainer - Traditional safety training lessons may be overridden by old behaviors unless they become embedded habits. Workers can be trained to recognize team cues and analyze triggers to automatic behaviors for safe and unsafe habits alike. This training encourages workers to identify safe cues and be open to new habits that improve their lives. This course will be offered in two sessions, May 22 - May 24, 8am - 5pm for general industry and May 25 - May 26, 8am - 5pm for construction. Contact: GCSI, gcsi@com.edu, 409-933-8166. Download registration form for general industry here and construction here.
  • 5/23 - 5/24, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Texas Department of Insurance, OSHA 10-Hour Construction (Spanish). This is a general orientation course to provide 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.

June 2017

  • 6/2, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, New Trends in Safety - Do your employees remember the training and safety meetings you provide them? Are you tired of saying the same things the same way? Then this is the course for you. Learn new fun, interactive ways to provide training and meetings. This class will give you tools and techniques to communicate effectively. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Download registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 6/7; 6/8, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, OSHA's Final Rule on Crystalline Silica - This seminar will discuss OSHA's final rule for respirable crystalline silica. Topics to be covered include the health effects of silica exposure, content of the construction standard, exposure monitoring methods and methods of controlling exposure. This course will be offered in two four-hour sessions, June 7, 8am -12pm for construction and June 8, 8am - 12pm for general industry. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Download registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 6/20 - 6/21, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Texas Department of Insurance, OSHA 10 Hour Construction (English). This training is a general orientation course to provide 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.
  • 6/23, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis - Root Cause Analysis is a way to find the underlying cause of a problem and then correct it. Participants will understand the methods for determining root causes, such as the five whys, and what to do once they find the cause. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Download registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

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. Registration form coming soon. 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 coming soon. 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.
  • 8/15 - 8/16, 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, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Contact: Kim McDonald, 512-804-4610. Download flyer here.
  • 8/18, 8am - 5pm, Center for Risk Management, OSHA Recordkeeping - 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.

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