Course Schedule - Military Service Center

Hazardous Materials

MSC 340 - Hazardous Materials

This course provides an expanded and comprehensive review of DOT and FMCSA requirements including FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. Participants will learn how to comply with and apply the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations. They will learn how to use the Hazardous Materials Table to determine if materials are hazardous and how to communicate the requirements such as how to assign proper shipping names and descriptions; proper class and division; guidance for proper packaging and handling; prepare shipping papers; proper marking, labeling and placarding. Hazardous Material registration, permitting, responsibilities, and enforcement will be covered. This includes Emergency Response Information, Security Planning, Recordkeeping, and Hazardous Materials Training. Procedures regarding loading and unloading of hazardous materials to include securing loads in FMCSR §393.100-200 will also be covered. Participants will also learn about the seven (7) Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories (BASICS) in the CSA and FMCSA's intervention process.

Lean-6 Sigma

MSC 540 - Lean-6 Sigma

Lean-Six Sigma is a developing management concept that blends Lean Manufacturing principles with 6 Sigma tools. This approach is gaining increasing use within commercial, defense industry, and government facilities as the most effective way to reduce manufacturing cycle time, unit cost, and improve product quality. This course provides an insight into the application of these principles to safety and health to improve overall performance within your organization.

MSC 385 - OSHA 510 and EM 385-1-1

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

$695/40 Hours

This course is designed specifically for contractors, military, and government employees who enforce or must comply with United States Army Corps of Engineers safety and health requirements (EM 385-1-1, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety & Health Requirements Manual 2008) and OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Attendees will learn the unique procedures established by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracts and EM 385-1-1 as well as the corresponding OSHA construction safety requirements. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of completion from The University of Texas Arlington for EM 385-1-1 and an OSHA Certificate for OSHA 510, Construction Safety. Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in construction. Specific topics cover preparation of site-specific accident prevention plan (APP), activity hazard analysis development, site personnel training, incident response, and jobsite auditing.

Hours: 40.00


MSC 515 - Effective Briefing Techniques $195/4 hours

If you are already a subject matter expert, it's time to master effective presentation skills. You will learn how to analyze your audience, combat nervousness, use visual aids, and organize your briefing.

Topics covered include:

  • Steps to organize a briefing,
  • effective use of visual aids,
  • how to conduct a question and answer period,
  • how to handle stage fright, and
  • Appropriate platform techniques as well as the different types of military briefings.
  • Hours: 4.00


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    MSC 520 - Critical Thinking and Analysis $195/4 hours

    This course provides attendees with skills to improve reasoning, root cause analysis, and their decision making skills. Numerous techniques for conceptualizing, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, and applying information are provided. Problem solving, decision making, and planning skills will be discussed. Learn methods to gather information by observation, interviewing, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication.

    MSC 525 - Effective Writing Techniques $195/4 Hours

    This course is designed to teach participants current approaches to developing effective writing techniques as well as specialized writing including technical writing, business, and the military style of writing. The communication cycle is explained and the application of critical and creative writing techniques to enhance the participant's communicative skills are covered.

    Topics covered include:

    • Military standards for written and verbal communications,
    • Review of military rules for effective writing,
    • The principles of effective writing,
    • Steps in effective writing, and
    • Developing your own effective writing techniques.

    Hours: 4.00


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    Military Service Center
    NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

    MSC 101- NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

    This course provides training on the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code requirements that protect people, property, and equipment. The course covers a host of topics related to reducing the spread of fire in buildings and providing a safe means of egress from buildings when necessary. The code includes different requirements for different types of buildings such as hotels, homes, and hospitals. It is designed for building managers, facility engineers, safety and health professionals, engineers, architects, building owners, and insurers. NFPA's Life Safety Code® (NFPA 101) General:
  • Section 1-1 through Section 1-8
  • Fundamental Requirements
  • Definitions: Section 3-1 through Section 3-2: Classification of Occupancy and Hazard of Contents
  • Means of Egress, Section 5-1 through Section 5-12
  • Features of Fire Protection, Section 6-1 through Section 6-6
  • Building Service and Fire Protection Equipment, Section 7-1 through Section 7-7
  • Means of Egress Requirements, Protection, Special Provisions, Building Services, and Operating Features
  • General Requirements, Small Facilities, Large Facilities, and Operating Features
  • NFPA 1061- Standard for Professional

    MSC 106- Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Safety Telecommunicator

    NFPA 704- Standard System

    MSC 704 - Standard System for Identification of Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response

    OSHA #510 Construction Safety

    MSC 600- OSHA 510 Construction Safety and EM 385-1-1 - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

    This course is designed specifically for contractors, military, and government employees who enforce or must comply with United States Army Corps of Engineers safety and health requirements (EM 385-1-1, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety & Health Requirements Manual 2008) and OSHA 29 CFR 1926. Attendees will learn the unique procedures established by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracts and EM 385-1-1 as well as the corresponding OSHA construction safety requirements. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of completion from The University of Texas Arlington for EM 385-1-1 and an OSHA Certificate for OSHA 510, Construction Safety. Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in construction. Specific topics cover preparation of site-specific accident prevention plan (APP), activity hazard analysis development, site personnel training, incident response, and jobsite auditing.

    Occupational Health

    MSC 300 - Occupational Health

    This course provides participants with the knowledge and ability to recognize potential health hazards in the workplace, such as asbestos, lead, silica, and health care issues. The course will enable safety and health professionals to identify workplace hazards, Implement necessary changes, and maintain healthful working conditions to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death.

    Quantitative Methods in Safety

    MSC 530 - Quantitative Methods in Safety and Health Management (Metrics)

    Quantitative Methods in Safety and Health Management examines the modern quality improvement efforts within organizations. Individual process-improvement and problem-solving exercises lead participants through various methods of quantitative improvements in safety and health programs. It will focus on "Leading" indicators and provide participants with "continuous improvement skills" and the application of theories to safety and health.

    Visual Management

    MSC 550- Visual Management

    This course describes the use of visual management techniques to improve safety and health. Methods are provided to help employees recognize actions that can be taken to ensure a safe and comfortable working environment by correcting problems, reducing errors, and increasing operational efficiency.




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