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Workplace Safety Training

INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING

Instructor-led workplace safety training is provided by Human Resources.  Classes are scheduled directly with the supervisors of employees who require this training and is conducted monthly in their workplaces – there is no need for advance registration. Relevant employees who will benefit from this training include those who perform maintenance, grounds, custodial, electrical, plumbing and other facilities-related duties and other non-office related functions. Any employee whose work might include fall risks, health hazards, muscular/skeletal injuries and more. Employees working in these types of jobs are considered general industry employees.The University is required to provide this training annually for all general industry workers.

Note: This training complies with the following regulations and Accident Prevention Plans:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655), OSHA Regulations (29 CFR Standard 1910)
  • Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 6,Food, Drugs, Alcohol and Hazardous substances, Subtitle D, Hazardous Substances Chapter 502,Hazard Communication Act.
  • Requirements of the Texas Department of Insurance due to participation in the Worker’s Compensation Program administered by the University’s Worker’s Compensation Insurance Carrier, the State Office of Risk Management (SORM).

If this training is not currently offered in your workplace and you have questions about attending, please request that your supervisor contact: Margie Cameron, Human Resources Training Specialist  TrainingOffice@txstate.edu


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EHSRM Online Safety Training

This training is prepared and monitored by the Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management Department.  These courses are assigned to employees according to their job codes; employees will receive notification to complete the required course in SAP.

  • Hazardous Communication
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures

For more information, follow this link: http://www.fss.txstate.edu/ehsrm/Training.html

For questions, contact EHSRM at ehs@txstate.edu