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March 2018

  • 3/2/18, 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm and again on 3/22/18, 9 am - 5pm Heartsaver CPR/AED. Presented by College of the Mainland. Heartsaver® CPR/AED teaches students critical skills needed to respond to choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. There is no cost to attend this course. Course materials will be provided to all students. Upon completion of this course, students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver course completion card that is valid for 2 years. For more information, call 409.933.8162
  • 3/2, 8 am - 5 pm, Successfully Navigating Safety- Related Investigations and Legal Proceedings - This course is designed to address the legal issues surrounding investigations and legal proceedings. We will use OSHA investigations as the framework but many of the concepts will be applicable to tother investigations and litigation gnerally. Topics to be covered include: the legal rights of employers during investigations and tips for navigating an investigation; how to address problems that arise when contesting an OSHA case; understanding the legal procedures involved in litigating OSHA case; and, understanding what happens at trial. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 3/20, 11 am - 1 pm, Fall Protection Forum - More information coming soon. Save the date!
  • 3/23, 8 am - 5 pm, Fall Protection Workshop - University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) is providing FREE fall protection plan workshops and related training for small-businesses in construction. The trainings and materials were produced under grant number SH-31228-SH7, a Susan Harwood Training Grant, from... (more).
  • 3/23, 8 am - 5 pm, Contractor Safety - Contractor Safety will be taught by Greg Smith. Contractor Safety is one of the areas of a safety and health program that can make or break your safety culture. This course will cover the ways in which you can improve your contractor safety program to reduce injuries, improve communication and maintain good client/contractor relations. Topics covered include: contractor selection, on site management and inspections, and contractor removal. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

April 2018

  • 4/3/18, 8 am - 4:30 pm and again on 4/4/18, 8 am - 4:30 pm, Field Leadership for Fall Prevention in the Construction Industry, Presented by Red Rocks Community College. The course consists of a one day training program to prepare construction crew leads and supervisors to develop, teach and implement fall prevention and protection strategies in the workplace. Those attending who are qualified supervisors employed in the construction industry will be asked to sign agreements.. (more).
  • 4/6, 8 am - 5 pm, Coaching for Managers and Leaders - Discover the powerful skills to dramatically improve your ability to influence those you lead to greater results in their business and personal lives. This workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively coach others for desired performance. After attending the class, you will be equipped to: summarize the skills of coaching to build stronger relationships with managers and leaders; summarize how to apply the coaching process to influence behavior; and, empower others to sharpen their ability to solve problems and achieve desired results. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 4/20, 8 am - 5 pm, Fatigue Management - Fatigue refers to mental or physical exhaustion that stops a person from being able to function normally. Fatigue causes many accidents when judgment and alertness can be impaired. We must manage this, (not so obvious), hazard! In this class we will look at the seven (7) things to consider when developing a Fatigue Management Plan. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 4/24, 8 am - 4 pm, Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day. Presented by Houston Fall Prevention Alliance. To support the OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction, Houston South Area Office OSHA U.S. Department of Labor, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter, Gulf Coast Safety Institute/College of the Mainland, and Scaffold & Access Industry Association have aligned... (more).

May 2018

  • 5/4, 8 am - 5 pm, Practical Ergonomics for Beginners - The class will cover musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace and strategies to reduce their incidence. Students will learn the economic burden of MSDs to their company, and how to "sell" to management the need for a company ergonomics program. The course will address ergonomic hazards in both the office and the plant/field. After students learn to identify ergonomic hazards, they will learn practical and cost-effective control strategies. Students will be equipped with the knowledge to develop a company specific ergonomics program and learn how to prioritize their control and prevention strategies. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.
  • 5/18, 8 am - 5 pm, Fleet Safety & Vehicle Risk Mitigation (Non Dot) - Participants in this course will be able to use the ANSI/ASSE Z15, Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations, to develop a concrete action plan to reduce their drivers' and company's risks, especially pertaining to the risks of non-DOT drivers. This course will also discuss insurance and risk management, driver behavioral motivations, metrics, and partnering with local authorities. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

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