Risk Management TrainingWorkforce Continuing Education

Texas Mutual logoElevate your expertise and safeguard your organization's future with our comprehensive risk management courses. Designed for professionals across industries, our courses offer practical insights and strategies to identify, assess, and mitigate risks effectively. From incident/accident investigation to basic life support certification, our expert-led courses cover a range of critical topics. Whether you're seeking to enhance your job prospects or bolster your organization's safety protocols, our courses provide practical training and certification to meet your risk management needs.

All courses are offered free of charge, thanks to a generous grant from Texas mutual Insurance.

 

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Authorized and certified by the Health & Safety Institute, this combined Adult & Pediatric (infant and child) CPR, First Aid, and AED training program is designed for participants to gain or improve knowledge and skill proficiency, to protect and preserve life, alleviate suffering, and promote recovery.
 
Individuals such as childcare workers, caregivers, babysitters, general public, rescuers who desire, or are occupationally required, to be trained and certified in adult & pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED are encourage to attend.
 
COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.
 
DATES
May 16
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: PPDC
221 N. Main St.
Midland, TX 79701
 
COURSE DETAILS
  • RMIN 1000
  • 4 Hours, 0.4 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students required to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

 

The American Heart Association, Basic Life Support (BLS) course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. This course reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Tailored for healthcare professionals and individuals requiring proficiency in CPR and fundamental cardiovascular life support techniques across diverse in-facility and prehospital environments, Basic Life Support (BLS) training is suitable for prehospital providers including EMTs, paramedics, firefighters, and hospital personnel. Upon successful course completion, students are awarded a course completion card valid for two years.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • RMIN 1000
  • 4 Hours, 0.4 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

Basic Pipeline Orientation is a one-day safety program that aligns with both SafeLandUSA and the Gold Shovel Standard certification. This comprehensive orientation equips workers with fundamental safety knowledge essential for entering a company worksite and executing assigned tasks. Participants will be educated on potential hazards within the pipeline industry and instructed on various strategies to mitigate these risks. Moreover, they will gain insight into their rights under OSHA regulations and how these rights apply to their workplace setting.

With interactive content and real-world case studies, Basic Pipeline Orientation ensures engagement and comprehension among students. Knowledge retention is assessed at the conclusion of each module, making it a vital resource for workers to identify and address potential hazards effectively.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 1015
  • 8 Hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832
Taught by an authorized Veriforce instructor, this training provides participants with the knowledge and skills to operate a powered forklift in a safe and professional manner. The course combines formal classroom instruction (4 hours), practiced hands-on training (4 hours), and includes participant evaluation of workplace performance and competence.
 
COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.
 
DATES
May 14, 2024
Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Location: Christensen Stadium
4300 N. Lamesa
Midland, TX 79701
 
 
COURSE DETAILS
  • CNSE 1003
  • 8 hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832
Known as the “Silent Killer”, Hydrogen Sulfide, or H2S, is a highly toxic and potentially life-threatening gas commonly found in various industrial settings, particularly in the oil and gas industry. The H2S Clear Training course is a vital program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to work safely in environments where H2S gas may be present. This course empowers participants with the knowledge and skills needed to protect themselves and their colleagues, fostering a safer and more secure working environment.
 
COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.
 
DATES
May 13
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: PPDC
221 N. Main St.
Midland, TX 79701
 
 
COURSE DETAILS
  • RMIN 1000
  • 4 Hours, 0.4 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

Tailored for individuals tasked with investigating serious or high-potential incidents, this course emphasizes the gathering of comprehensive, precise, and unbiased incident data. Participants will learn techniques for identifying root causes, documenting findings, and prescribing corrective measures. Incident/Accident Investigation draws upon real-world industrial safety and process events to equip attendees with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct thorough and professional investigations.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 1000
  • 8 Hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

IADC logoAccredited by IADC, this course utilizes videos and interactive sessions to explore life-saving actions and the pivotal responsibilities associated with safety leadership. Attendees will emerge with enhanced confidence and knowledge in identifying life-threatening hazards within worksites. Armed with fortified leadership skills, participants will be emboldened to advocate for safety and intervene to prevent serious injury or loss of life among themselves and their colleagues.

This course is ideal for new employees unfamiliar with the oilfield environment or those lacking prior participation in orientation programs (e.g., RigPass, SafeLand, or any orientation meeting operator requirements). Companies whose personnel operate on operator worksites are mandated to have individuals meeting these criteria attend.

Contact us today to arrange a tailored class for your company!

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 2011
  • 8 Hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 3 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

IADC logoAccredited by the IADC, this course utilizes interactive sessions and multimedia to help supervisors enhance their leadership skills and cultivate a safety-focused culture, emphasizing life-saving practices at their worksites. Participants will receive advanced instruction in leadership principles and human performance, empowering them to become transformative leaders within their organization, prioritizing the protection of workers from serious injury or death.

This course is required for all field supervisors, work crew leads, or individuals with oversight responsibilities and accountability. Before attending Safety Leadership, participants must have completed an orientation (e.g., Day 1 Fundamentals, Rig Pass, SafeLand, or any orientation meeting operator requirements).

IADC strongly recommends completing the Basin United Fundamentals Safety Orientation (Day 1) before enrolling in the Basin United Safety Leadership (Day 2), especially for those unfamiliar with the "12 Life Saving Actions" covered in the Fundamentals (Day 1) class.

Contact us today to arrange a tailored class for your company!

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 2011
  • 8 Hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 3 students required to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

Recommended for entry-level positions, the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training provides an essential introduction to occupational safety and health regulations outlined in the 29 CFR 1910. Covering a range of major hazards encountered in general industry work, the course equips participants with the knowledge to recognize, control, and mitigate these risks. Topics include handling flammable and combustible substances, identifying chemical and electrical hazards, and implementing fire prevention measures. Additionally, attendees will gain insights into the respective responsibilities of employers and employees under OSHA guidelines.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 1000
  • 10 Hours, 1.0 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

The OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training serves as your introduction to occupational safety and health regulations outlined in the 29CFR 1910. This comprehensive course delves into OSHA's recommended practices aimed at minimizing workplace accidents and injuries. Participants will receive instruction on anticipating, preventing, identifying, and mitigating various worksite hazards, encompassing flammable and combustible substances, chemical and electrical hazards, and fire prevention measures. Moreover, attendees will gain insight into the respective responsibilities of employers and employees as mandated by OSHA regulations.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 2011
  • 30 Hours, 3.0 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

Veriforce's SafeLandUSA™ Basic offers a comprehensive one-day safety orientation, accredited by both SafeGulf and SafeLandUSA. This orientation equips workers with essential safety knowledge necessary for entry into a company facility and performing assigned duties. Participants gain insights into workplace hazards and learn best practices to mitigate risks effectively.

The advantages of completing SafeLandUSA Basic Orientation extend beyond the oil and gas industry's requirements. This course encompasses various OSHA-mandated regulatory topics and procedures. Furthermore, it adheres to the international Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) Life-Saving Rules, serving as the cornerstone of the program.

COST: Free
Generously funded by Texas Mutual Insurance.

DATES

TBA

Registration

COURSE DETAILS

  • OSHT 1000
  • 8 Hours, 0.8 CEUs
  • Minimum 4 students needed to run course
INTERESTED?
Contact: Marina Rodriguez
Coordinator PPDC
432-683-2832

Safety Organizations

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The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is a global association for occupational safety and health professionals. For more than 100 years, they have provided education, standards development, advocacy and a professional community to support the advancement of their members and the profession as a whole. Their members are dedicated to creating safe work environments by preventing workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses.

Meeting Schedule

TBA
Must be an ASSP member to attend.

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Location

PPDC
221 N. Main St.
Midland, TX 79701

pb steps logoThe Permian Basin Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network (PB STEPS), is a group of HSE professionals in the oil & gas industry who meet to network, learn and promote a unified culture of safety. PB STEPS promotes a culture that enables safety, health and environmental improvement in the exploration and production of oil and gas in the Permian Basin. The Permian Basin STEPS Network also fosters a work environment that relies upon open communication and trust.

Meeting Schedule

2nd Tuesday of the month
8:30 am – 11:30 am

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Location

Midland College
Scharbauer Student Center
Carrasco Room
3600 N. Garfield St.
Midland, TX 79705

 

Midland College Workforce Continuing Education is dedicated to training and developing our local workforce to meet the needs of our unique and ever-changing regional economy. Our mission is to foster economic growth by providing quality lifelong education and professional development opportunities that keep our workforce on the cutting edge of industry.

 

 

MC PPDC Office

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am to 5 pm

Location

Jack E. Brown Conference Hall
MC Main Campus
Midland, TX 79705
Building Floor Plan (pdf)
 
 
 

Contact

Marina Rodriguez
(432) 683-2832
cepetroleumtraining@midland.edu