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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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OSHA #3015 Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics
Albuquerque, NM
March 17 - 19, 2015

RM 201 Assessment Techniques
Oklahoma City, OK
March 17 - 19, 2015

OSHA #3095 Electrical Standards
New Orleans, LA
March 17 - 20, 2015

OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
Ft. Worth, TX
March 18 - 20, 2015

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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 Catalag 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.



The Construction Safety Leadership Alliance (CSLA) kickoff was a huge success with over 100 participants attending to learn about CSLA's mission to influence a cultural shift within the construction industry towards eliminating risk through education, collaberation, and leadership.

On Tuesday, October 21, Jim Maddux, the Director of the OSHA Directorate of Construction was joined by speakers from Balfour Beatty, TD Industries, representatives from the Region VI Regional OSHA office, as well as Matt Kerr, the Director of UT Arlington's OSHA Education Center in launching the CSLA and leading discussions among the participants. Recurring monthly meetings will be scheduled for the third Tuesday of the month. Interested parties may visit www.csla.us to get involved and learn more.


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