The Center for Risk Management will host a no-cost class to help organizations and businesses create safer workspaces Dec. 2.

Risk Management for Safety shows students how to improve operational safety by correctly identifying hazards, developing risk management techniques and eliminating or minimizing risks. The class discusses how behavior influences risks and rewards. 

David Loyd, certified safety professional, will teach the class. Loyd serves as the chief of the Safety and Test Operations Division at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He manages JSC occupational safety programs for hazardous test operations, support systems and space flight crew training at JSC’s Sonny Carter Test Facility, Ellington Field and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. Loyd also serves as adjunct instructor with the Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program at College of the Mainland.

All classes are sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance Company at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, located at 320 Delany Rd. in La Marque.

Classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. to register. To register, contact SeAlice Hemphill at 409-933-8365 or