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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.

FEATURED CLASSES


Permit-Required Confined Space Entry

Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, developing and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements.

OSHA #2264 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
Dumas, TX
August 11 - 13, 2015






LATEST NEWS


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.

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.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS


SSH shield

Earn your SSH in the Construction or General Industry by completing one (1) required course and three (3) electives. Earn your SSH in Risk Management, Fire & Safety, Disaster Response, Oil & Gas, Port Safety, or Healthcare by completing the required courses and two (2) electives.

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Choose from General Industry or Construction. Complete six (6) core courses plus two (2) elective courses. Courses may be completed at the UT Arlington OSHA Education Center or any OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center in the country.

SHEP

Earn your SHEP by completing coursework in Safety and Health, Environmental, and Risk Management. Completion of your SHEP credential fulfills the prerequisite requirement for the Master Certification programs.

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The Master Certification is our most advanced level of certification with tracks available in Safety and Health, Environmental, and Risk Management.



TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES


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 8-hour 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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Free Training for the Oil & Gas Industry

On September 8, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA announced that the UT Arlington OSHA Education Center was awarded a one year $140,000 Susan Harwood Training Program grant to design and deliver two free 1.5-hour modules on fall protection and on-site motorized vehicle safety to workers and employers in the oil and gas industry within Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arkansas. This training is available in both English and Spanish.

Night School

The Division for Enterprise Development at the University of Texas at Arlington offers courses that accommodate even the busiest schedule. These courses include Fall Protection, Electrical Standards, and many others.