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OSHA EDUCATION CENTER

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.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES



Safety and Health Authorized Trainer

This course incorporates an overview of instructional strategies, design, and practices for adult learning settings. It explores situational and cultural factors that influence adult learning and reviews the requirements of ANSI Z490.1, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training on how to create, maintain, and evaluate effective EH&S training. Successful completion of the course and written and performance examinations will allow the participant to be recognized as an UTA Authorized Trainer.

ATP 191 Safety and Health Authorized Trainer
Albuquerque, NM
Apr 9-12, 2019

Authorized Safety & Health Trainer Program

Become a UT Arlington Authorized Safety & Health Trainer! In just a few easy steps, you can become authorized through UT Arlington to teach 1-day safety awareness courses for specialized topics including Fall Protection, Excavation, Confined Space, Cranes, and more! Start by taking one subject or use the applicable courses you have already taken.

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EVENTS AND SYMPOSIUMS



Workers' Memorial Day | April 28

Workers Memorial Day, April 28, was established to recognize workers who died or suffered from exposures to hazards on the job. It also challenges us to think of ways to make the goal of safer and healthier workplaces a reality.

April 28. 1971 was the day OSHA first opened its doors after Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. American workers' health and safety must be protected, and every American worker should return home at the end of each and every workday, safe and unharmed.

This year we celebrate Workers' Memorial Day on April 29th. In support of Workers’ Memorial Day, we will be offering free safety and health training to enable employers and employees to make their worksites safer. Registration for these classes opens at 8:00AM seven days before each class.

Working together we can improve working conditions, increase productivity, and ensure workers go home to their families every day.

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Regional Fall Protection Stand-Down

Join us for the Regional Fall Protection Stand-Down in support of OSHA’s 6th annual National Safety Stand-Down, which will take place May 6-10, 2019. The goal of the National Stand-Down is to raise fall hazard awareness and prevent fall fatalities and injuries. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. This event is free and open to the pubic.

Regional Fall Protection Stand-Down
Date: Monday, May 6th
Time: 7:00 AM start time
Location: 1730 East John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, TX 75062
Event Contact: Michael Barefoot, michael.barefoot@wwebber.com

Learn More about Trenching and Excavation

A new video developed by OSHA Region VI Training Institute Education Centers offers guidance on how to prevent injuries and fatalities from common hazards in trenching and excavation, and how they can be prevented. This one-hour video developed by Region VI OSHA and OSHA Education Centers focuses on the following hazards in the healthcare and social assistance industry sector: cave-in protection, competent person, best practices, resources, and other trenching hazards.

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LATEST NEWS



Crane Operator Qualifications

On February 7, 2019 the Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualifications final rule became effective, requiring employers using cranes in the construction industry to document their evaluation of their crane operators. That same day OSHA issued temporary enforcement guidance indicating that while it will still enforce the requirement that employers evaluate their operators before allowing them to operate cranes it is going to provide additional time for employers to begin to document the evaluations. Questions? Check out OSHA’s FAQs.

Reminder - 90-day Grace Period Eliminated

Effective January 1, 2019, the 90-day grace period for renewing your OSHA Outreach Trainer Cards has been eliminated.

The requisite update course must be completed BEFORE the expiration date indicated on your trainer card. If your authorization lapses, not only must you retake the Trainer Course in order to once again be authorized to conduct the 10- and 30-hour outreach classes, but you will be subject to meeting all the new prerequisites for becoming a trainer, up to and including successfully having completed the applicable Standards course within the past 7 years. If you have any questions or need help registering for a class please call 866-906-9190.

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OSHA Top Ten Violations

OSHA released its list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up.


  1. Fall Protection - General Requirements (1926.501): 7,270 violations
  2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 4,552
  3. Scaffolding (1926.451): 3,336
  4. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 3,118
  5. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 2,944
  6. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,812
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178): 2,294
  8. Fall Protection - Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,982
  9. Machine Guarding (1910.212): 1,972
  10. Eye and Face Protection (1926.102): 1,536

» NAIC Codes PowerPoint
» Construction Topics PowerPoint
» Healthcare Topics PowerPoint

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS