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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 #2015 Hazardous Materials
Arlington, TX
June 1 - 24, 2015

OSHA #501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry
Bentonville, AR
June 1 - 4, 2015

OSHA #2225 Respiratory Protection
Midland, TX
June 2 - 5, 2015

OSHA #5810 Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Corpus Christi, TX
June 2 - 5, 2015

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2015 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction UT Arlington’s OSHA Education Center, along with the other OSHA Training Institute Education Centers, participated in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) 2015 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction on May 4 – 15, 2015 by holding several stand-downs throughout Region VI. Over 875 workers participated in UT Arlington’s stand-downs by taking a moment to address equipment inspections, specific job hazards, and other methods of fall protection. In 2014, OSHA’s Fall Prevention Stand-Down reached over 1,000,000 workers and their goal for 2015 is to reach over 3,000,000 workers – or four out of every ten construction workers in the country.

Click here to learn more about the 2015 Stand-Down and for resources such as training materials, fact sheets, and more.


Workers' Memorial Day Free Training On Monday, April 27, in honor of Workers' Memorial Day, the UT Arlington OSHA Education Center offered its 2015 series of free OSHA short courses throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas, providing free training to 562 safety professionals throughout the Region. Monday's free training was followed by a week of full-price OSHA short courses at our Arlington and Houston locations featuring a Buy-Two-Get-One-Free special, allowing participants the opportunity to satisfy both CSHO electives for as little as $250.


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 Trainer Program (Safety) 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 Trainer (Safety), 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.


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