Industrial Health and Safety

SAFETY TRAINING

Summer 2021 Classes

Friday, June 18, 2021

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Emerging Trends in Safety & Health, Center for Risk Management, - The last 12 months have brought about many changes to the safety and health profession- VR/AR/XR, virtual classrooms, face coverings, social distancing, COVID recordkeeping, drones, learning to "pivot" - and the list goes on and on. This course will highlight these changes and demonstrate the impact of the shift in safety trends in the workplace.  Trends to be discussed include workplace safety programs using high-tech solutions, the shift from HSE specialists to generalists, changing demographics in the workplace and safety concerns in the changing workplace environments.   This course will be facilitated by multiple instructors throughout the day. Contact: riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance council. Cost: Free

Friday, July 16, 2021

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Improving “Total Worker Health”, Center for Risk Management, -“Powerful and ongoing changes in how people work, the workforce, and the workplace require a more holistic view of each of these” according to a recent article regarding NIOSH’s Total Worker Health initiative.  This means that the safety and health community will need to consider new disciplines and specialties in occupational safety and health.  This forum will introduce the concepts of NIOSH’s Total Worker Health including a redesigned hierarchy of controls and emphasis areas for evaluation such as drugs in the workplace, mental health, aging workers and worker education on the case management aspect of worker’s compensation.  This course will be facilitated by multiple instructors throughout the day. Contact: riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance council. Cost: Free

Friday, August 13, 2021

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Training Wizards, Unite!, Center for Risk Management, - Calling all Training Wizards!  Whether you are a trainer with lots of experience or someone just starting out - this day is for you.  While the basics of training haven't changed the tools have.  We've encouraged the masters of the wizarding world (I e. training) to share their secrets with keeping your employees engaged and learning.   This course will be facilitated by multiple instructors throughout the day.  Contact: riskmanagement@com.edu, 409-933-8365. Registration form. Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance council. Cost: Free