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The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country. The Center provides OSHA prescribed professional and regulatory instruction through educators with decades of real world experience and leadership that upholds the highest quality standards to ensure students have training and support services required to protect workers, reduce losses, and realize the profitability of a safe and healthful work environment. Additionally, four levels of professional certifications are available in multiple tracks including: Safety and Health, Construction, General Industry, Oil & Gas, and Risk Management. CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR COURSE LISTINGS

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HC 400 Trainer Course for Medic First Aid and CPR
El Paso, TX
April 28 - 29, 2015

OSHA #3095 Electrical Standards
El Paso, TX
April 28 - May 1, 2015

OSHA #500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry
Baton Rouge, LA
April 28 - May 1, 2015

OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
Dallas, TX
April 29 - May 1, 2015

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Workers' Memorial Day Free Short Courses On Monday, April 27, in honor of Workers' Memorial Day, the UT Arlington OSHA Education Center is offering a series of free OSHA short courses throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas followed by a full week of back-to-back full price short courses featuring a Buy-Two-Get-One-Free discount.
- View the full schedule, register, and learn more


Ebola and Infectious Disease Symposium To share lessons learned and best practices in an Ebola or other infectious disease outbreak, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington and state and county health services, conducted a free 4-hour symposium on March 12 at the university's main campus. More than 250 people from 19 states and the District of Columbia participated, either in person or on the Web. Attendees represented emergency service providers, health care practitioners, frontline workers, safety personnel, social service management and federal agencies.
- View the Symposium
- Visit the OSHA Ebola Website


New Reporting Requirements Now in Effect As of Jan. 1, 2015, there is a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employers are now be required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding out about the incident.

Previously, employers were required to report all workplace fatalities and when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same incident. The updated reporting requirements have a life-saving purpose: they will enable employers and workers to prevent future injuries by identifying and eliminating the most serious workplace hazards.

Employers have three options for reporting these severe incidents to OSHA. They can call their nearest area office during normal business hours, call the 24-hour OSHA hotline at 1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742), or they will be able to report online.


UT Arlington Authorized Safety & Health Trainer Program Launched Modeled after the Outreach Training Program, this new program will allow individuals to become authorized trainers in up to nine different subjects and instruct 8-hour hazard awareness courses with UT Arlington curriculum. Trainers must successfully complete the AST 190 Designing, Developing, and Delivering Adult Education, the AST 192 UTA Authorized Safety Trainer, and have three years of safety and health experience. The AST courses are being offered in Arlington and Houston beginning in March and will branch out into other areas in the near future.

Follow this link to learn more and view the AST course listings.


New 2015 Safety & Health Training Catalog Released The new catalog has been released featuring new training in Public Works, Fire Safety, Life Safety; new certification programs and electives; the Latin American Occupational Safety and Health Program; as well as the new UT Arlington Authorized Safety & Health Trainer Program.

Click here for a downloadable version of the catalog or contact our office at (866) 906-9190 to request a copy.

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