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The Risk Management Institute (RMI) at Midland College was created to offer courses on workers’ health and safety for employers, employees, and the general public.

Every year since 2005, Texas Mutual Insurance Company has presented Midland College with a $100,000 grant with which to cover all expenses associated with these workplace safety courses, including supply cost and instructor salaries. 

As a result of Texas Mutual’s generosity, all RMI course are free to the public.

Who Should Attend

  • EHS/OSHA professionals
  • Safety trainers/personnel
  • Workplace managers and supervisors
  • Physical Plant Directors
  • Human Resources
  • Small businesses
  • All members of the workforce

*Minimum of five students required to conduct class. Pre-registration is required.

 

Select Courses Below

Spring 2019
February 11 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 11 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019 
June 6 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
August 23 (Friday) 8:30 a.m. -12:30 pm


This course covers the steps needed for a thorough investigation of any incident including:

  • Planning for emergency care of the injured
  • Preserving the incident scene
  • Talking to witnesses
  • Root cause analysis of the incident
  • Reporting the incident
  • Follow up on the incident
  • Implementing new procedures to prevent further incidents

Spring 2019
February 4 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 25 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 25 (Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
August 8 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

To contribute to the reduction of safety related incidents in the Pipeline industry by providing participants with the knowledge needed to identify hazards and risks, and understand practicing safe behavior in the workplace.

Provide a consistent approach to orienting new employees and introducing existing employees to the most up to date safety information in the Pipeline industry.

Spring 2019
January 14 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 25 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 30 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 5 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 7 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Explores the information required for employees to recognize a permit required confined spaces, identify hazards and how to protect against them, and understand all procedures necessary to act as either an entrant, attendant or supervisor working in or around a confined space.

Spring 2019
January 23 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
February 16 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
March 23 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Summer 2019 
June 5 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
July 24 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
August 21 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A complete training on the principle areas needed to effectively perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and perform basic first aid. This course also covers the use an automated external defibrillator and instructs in the protection of workers from blood-borne pathogens. Training includes hands-on exercises to develop and demonstrate the skills needed for CPR and first aid.

Spring 2019
January 19 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
March 23 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
May 22 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

A complete training on the principle areas needed to effectively perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and perform basic first aid. This course also covers the use an automated external defibrillator and instructs in the protection of workers from blood-borne pathogens. Training includes hands-on exercises to develop and demonstrate the skills needed for medic First Aid Pediatric Plus.

Spring 2019
February 15 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
February 22 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 12 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 10 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 6 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
July 18 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 8 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

What would happen if the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration came knocking on your door requesting an audit? Are you ready? This course is designed to educate the Motor Carrier on the regulations that apply to your company. Learn how to maintain the proper records required. How to audit daily operation to see where the issues may be and have a solution for continued improvement. After completion of this course participants will have the knowledge and tools needed to start the process of make improvements to current process. This course is for managers, safety personal, or personnel who are responsible for DOT regulations.

Spring 2019
February 25 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 23 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Summer 2019 
July 18 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Applicability of part 40 and part 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations as they apply to:

  • DOT rules
  • Effects of alcohol on employees
  • Requisition of tests
  • Record keeping

Spring 2019
March 18 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 20 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019  
June 18 (Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  (Class cancelled)
July 24 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This course explores the differences between excavation and trenching, the hazards of excavations, as well as the requirements for excavation permitting (company policy), completion of excavation permits and daily inspections.

Summer 2019
June 5 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 28 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Cultivates an understanding of fall hazards and the various ways to prevent injury, as well as OSHA regulations required for fall protection. This course also, explores the hazards of ladder use and the various ways to prevent fall injuries.

 TBA

This course covers fire standards and regulations dealing with fire and electrical, the basics of fighting a fire and the ability to be safe while working with electricity, as well as the purpose and scope of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC).

Spring 2019
March 4 (Monday) 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
April 8 (Monday) 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 19 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
July 31 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  

Information and training for forklift operators including forklift design, controls and instrumentation, comprehensive pre-use inspection, forklift stability and factors affecting stability. The course includes hands-on training and demonstration of proficiency.

Spring 2019
April 6 (Saturday) 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 23 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 20 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

This course is based on the ANSI and Railroad Commission requirements for competent training needed by workers who may be exposed to concentrations of H2S. The covers exposure limits, properties and physical characteristics of H2S, symptoms of exposure, monitoring, and respiratory protections needed.

Spring 2019
April 11 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course content includes defining health, physical and environmental hazards of chemicals, creating classification processes that use available data on chemicals for comparison with the defined hazard criteria, communicating hazard information, as well as protective measures on labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Spring 2019
January 18 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 26 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A course in the transport of hazardous materials and dangerous goods to meet the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation Title 49 CFR, Sub Part H, Sections 172.700 - 172.704, commonly referred to as Docket HM - 126F. This docket sets the training requirements for employees and employers involved in all modes of transportation, including road, rail, aircraft, and marine vessels.

END-OF-COURSE OUTCOMES

After completing this course, students will know how to:

Apply safety rules involving the handling and transporting of hazardous materials as defined on the Hazardous Materials Table; and select the appropriate compliance strategies in the transport of dangerous and hazardous materials via road, rail, aircraft, or marine vessel.

Spring 2019
January 28 - February 1 (Monday - Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
March 25 - 29 (Monday - Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Explores the major safety issues that affect the work place, including general safety awareness, loss control and regulatory compliance.

END-OF-COURSE OUTCOMES

After completing this course, students will know how to:

Identify legal record keeping and components of the safety program for various industries as required.

Spring 2019
February 25 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 13 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This class covers the basics of Hazwoper (29 CFR 1910.120) such as:

  • Emergency response
  • Chemical hazards
  • PPE decontamination
  • Monitoring
  • Emergency action plan

This is the refresher class needed for continuing training required by the 24 and 40 hour Hazwoper.

Spring 2019
May 6 - 7 (Monday - Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements. The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and use of sampling equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize basic industrial hygiene principles and practices, identify characteristics of common air contaminants, locate PELs, perform basic industrial hygiene calculations, and determine methods for hazard control and abatement.

Spring 2019
April 29 (Monday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019 
June 13 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

This course addresses the following topics:

How to confidently address critical safety and health issues
How to enhance safety responsibilities and safety management systems - including safety inspections, incident investigations, safety meetings and employee engagement.
Identification and control of hazards, incident prevention, OSHA compliance and continuous improvement in all areas of safety and health.
How to promote a positive safety culture.
Learning to support workers with on-going safety training, on-the-job training and promoting safe behavior.

TBA

This eight-hour course covers OSHA standards for machine guarding, and introduces the multiple types of machinery, machine safeguards and related OSHA regulations and procedures.

Spring 2019
January 14 – 15 (Monday - Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
March 4 - 5 (Monday - Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 13 - 14 (Monday - Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures in the construction industry. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA Construction Standards, construction safety and health principles, and special emphasis on those areas in construction which are most hazardous. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to define construction terms found in the OSHA Construction Standards, identify hazards which occur in the construction industry, locate and determine appropriate OSHA Construction Standards, policies and procedures, and describe the use of the OSHA Construction Standards and regulations to supplement an ongoing safety and health program.

Spring 2019
April 8 - 9 (Monday - Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
July 10 - 11 (Wednesday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 14 - 15 (Wednesday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This course covers the following:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • General duty clause
  • Exit routes, emergency actions plans, fire prevention plans and fire prevention
  • Flammable and combustible liquids
  • Subpart D walking and working surfaces

Spring 2019
February 4 - 7 (Monday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 6 - 9 (Monday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Develops an understanding of OSHA policies, procedures and standards as well as general industry safety and health principles covered in the OSHA standard part 1910.

Spring 2019
April 4 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 9 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 13 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
July 17 (Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 23 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Employee orientation training that covers many of the safety related hazards in the workplace. This course is not meant to be a comprehensive safety training program however, it will provide a basic awareness of the topics covered.

Summer 2019
June 6 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
July 25 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
August 7 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Employee orientation training that provides a refresher of many safety related hazards in the workplace. This course is not meant to be a comprehensive safety training program however, it will provide basic awareness of the topics covered.

Spring 2019
May 11 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
 

Summer 2019
June 20 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 15 (Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Entrenamiento para empleados que abarca mayoría de los temas relacionados con los peligros y la seguridad del área de trabajo. Este curso no fue diseñado para ser un entrenamiento completo de seguridad per los temas que cubre proporcionan conocimiento de los temas básicos.

Spring 2019
May 29 - 30 (Wednesday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2019
June 25 - 26 (Tuesday - Wednesday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
July 17 - 18 (Wednesday - Thursday) 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

The Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. A key feature of the program requires participants to demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement those skills in the workplace.

 

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LETICIA RAMOS

(432) 681-6335

LRAMOS@MIDLAND.EDU

 

 

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