Gulf Coast Safety Institute

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute is currently closed until further notice in the interest of the safety and health of our staff and students due to COVID-19. All classes through April 3rd have been cancelled. For courses after this date, please check back here. We will attempt to reschedule any cancelled classes at a later date. Our staff are working from home during this time and will answer emails and phone calls within 24 hours.

Gulf Coast Safety Institute

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute was established in 2007 to provide safety and health training and education to workers and employers. Additionally, the Gulf Coast Safety Institute is an OSHA Challenge Program Administrator mentoring over 50 companies in improving their Safety and Health Management System to potentially achieve OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program STAR status.

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Gulf Coast Safety Institute Classes and Events through Fall 2019


Drone Pilot Test Prep Course (2 days)
To fly a drone under FAA Part 107, students need to pass the drone pilot knowledge test. This test prep course will better prepare you for the exam and provide a hands-on experience. Students will be taught regulations, airspace classification and operating requirements, weather, loading and performance and operations specifics. At the end of this course, students will be better prepared to take the knowledge exam. Each session will include 13 hours of classroom and 3 hours of hands-on training. Drones will be provided for the hands-on portion only and will be collected at the end of the course. Cost: $575.00*

*Financial aid is available to qualified students. For information contact 409.933.8586.

To register call 409.933.8586.

Please call for upcoming sessions dates!

NEW Classes for Texas Employers!

Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employers- Train-the-Trainer
Can your managers and supervisors identify an impaired employee in the workplace? This education is highly effective staff development tool to help your leaders to do just that.

This newly revised education program uses engaging scenarios and group activities to provide managers and supervisors with the learning tool to: Identify the signs and symptoms of impairment, including alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs. Educate their employees on traffic safety to help reduce the number of alcohol and drug related fatalities and injuries on Texas roadway and develop or improve company drug policies, program, and practices with your organization.Contact:, 409-933-8365. Registration form. Sponsored by National Safety Council. Cost: Free


  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 1pm - 5pm

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Texas Employer Traffic Safety Training
The National Safety Council's Texas Employer Traffic Safety Program Our Driving Concern is offering this free training program to teach employers the basics of transportation safety. This training is geared for HR professionals, safety professionals, supervisors, & safety
instructors., The Our Driving Concern (ODC) materials are designed with an Employer-Employee focus and are designed to deliver to your employees at staff meetings, tailgate talks, etc.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional workplace deaths in Texas. An average workplace motor vehicle crash costs an employer more than $24,000. If the employee is injured, the average cost increase to more than $125,000. Employers must realize the full extent of their exposure to liability, as multi-million dollar settlements become increasingly common for lawsuits involving motor vehicle crashes.Contact:, 409-933-8365. Registration form. Sponsored by National Safety Council. Cost: Free


  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 8am - 12pm

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University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Courses

The University of Texas at Arlington's OSHA Education Center and the expanded Environmental Training Institute deliver a wealth of training to help you manage environmental, health, and safety risks in your organization. The following classes are being hosted by the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. All students must register with University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) prior to the start of class. Any student who has not registered with UTA will not be allowed to participate. When registering please inform UTA that you heard about the class from the Gulf Coast Safety Institute.

  • MM - 720 - Environmental Monitoring, April 29 - May 1, 2020, 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • MM - 721 - Environmental Monitoring Lab, May 1, 2020, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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All classes are presented at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute at 320 Delaney Road, La Marque, TX 77568. Student check-in will begin 30 minutes before class. Please do not block gate upon arriving. Parking is available across street until building is open.

For registration, questions and information:
University of Texas at Arlington
Phone: 817-272-2581; Toll free: 1-866-906-9190

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