Gulf Coast Safety Institute

Gulf Coast Safety Institute

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute was established in 2007 to provide safety and health training and education to workers and employers. Additionally, the Gulf Coast Safety Institute is an OSHA Challenge Program Administrator mentoring over 50 companies in improving their Safety and Health Management System to potentially achieve OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program STAR status.

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute currently operates three Centers of Excellence:


Upcoming Classes & Events

OSHA 10-hour Construction Training in Spanish
Taught by Texas Department of Insurance At No-Cost

Tuesday, 10/4/2016 - Wednesday, 10/5/2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The OSHA 10-hour Construction Training is a two-day event. Attendance on both days is required for credit. It is on a first come, first served basis and space is limited.

This training program is designed as a general orientation course to provide construction workers information about their employers' responsibilities, how to file a complaint and how to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job-related hazards on a construction site. Emphasis is on accident prevention.

All training materials, including the participants' books and handouts, will be provided at the training center. All persons completing the ten hours will receive an OSHA course completion card within 2-6 weeks.

All students must register with Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) prior to the start of class. For more information and to register contact TDI at 512-804-4610 or safetytraining@tdi.texas.gov.

All classes are presented at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute located at 320 Delany Road, La Marque, TX 77568.

OSHA 30-hr General Industry Training in English
Taught by Gulf Coast Safety Institute

Tuesday, 10/18/2016 - Friday, 10/21/2016, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This course meets the OSHA 30-hour outreach requirement. Students who successfully pass the course will receive a completion certificate on-site and an OSHA 30-hour card. This training is targeted to construction industry workers with some safety responsibility. The course will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. Topics will include an introduction to OSHA; managing safety and health; OSHA construction focus four, (electrocution, falls, caught in or between, struck by); personal protective and lifesaving equipment; excavations; cranes; derricks; hoists and elevators; material handling; health hazards in construction; scaffolds and ladders; hand and power tools; concrete and masonry construction; confined space entry; fire prevention and protection; ergonomics; powered industrial vehicles; motor vehicles, mechanized equipment and rollover protection; steel erection; welding and cutting; and powered industrial vehicles. A pocket guide to the 29 CFR 1926 OSHA construction regulations and other class materials will be provided. Cost: $295/$300 (in district/out of district) Instructor: Bill Smith

All classes are presented at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute located at 320 Delany Road, La Marque, TX 77568.

Student check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m.

To Register:

Download and print Registration Form. Form can be returned by email or fax, gcsi@com.edu, 409.933.8027. Form opens best with Internet Explorer or Safari.

Class is limited to 40 people. Walk-in registrations will not be accepted. For more information contact us at gcsi@com.edu or 409-933-8166

Upcoming Small Buisness Events

This Lunch and Learn will be taught by Cindy Lewis.

As director, Cindy Lewis oversees the Centers of Excellence within the Institute and is an OSHA Challenge Program Administrator. Before working with the Gulf Coast Safety Institute Lewis held the positions of industrial hygienist for KBR, safety manager for Anheuser Busch, Inc. and SHE manager for Cooper Energy Services where she was responsible for worker’s compensation and OSHA recordkeeping for 16 facilities across the U.S., Canada and South America.

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To Register: Download and print Registration Form. Form can be returned by fax, 409-933-8027, or by email, smallbusiness_safety@com.edu.


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