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September 2017

  • 9/19-20, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 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, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 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 here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.


October 2017

  • 10/6, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Center of Risk Management, Accident Investigation – The purpose of this course is to learn about different ways to investigate accidents. You will determine the root causes and develop corrective actions. Participants will use a variety of techniques to analyze accidents and help prevent future accidents from occurring. After completing this course, each student will be able to understand the theory of accidents, including the domino theory and multiple causation, use interview techniques to collect data, determine causal factors and recommendations, perform an events/causal factors analysis, and create a cause and effect chart. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.

  • 10/17-18, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 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, abate, avoid and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Contact: Kim McDonald, 512-804-4610. Download flyer here.

  • 10/20, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Center of Risk Management, Nuts and Bolts of Industrial Hygiene - By definition, industrial hygiene is the art and science of the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, communication and control of hazards in the workplace that may result in injury or illness. In practice, industrial hygiene is how we measure whether or not someone might get sick or hurt at their job. This class will cover the fundamentals of industrial hygiene and how to determine what the industrial hygiene program should look like at your facility. Contact: SeAlice Hemphill, riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form here. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance.


November 2017

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