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College Safety Programs

Free or discounted safety training at local colleges

Texas Mutual partners with colleges throughout the state to offer free or discounted workplace safety and health courses to local businesses and their employees. In 2022, Texas Mutual gave $1.1 million in grants to 11 colleges across the state to provide these courses. Classes cover topics such as OSHA standards, general workplace safety topics, and specific topics geared toward the primary industries in each college's local community.

Texas Mutual partner colleges

Amarillo College

Course topics:

  • Fall Prevention/Protection
  • OSHA Standards
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Defensive Driving
  • Scissor/Boom Lift Certification
  • American Heart First Aid and CPR
  • Active Shooter

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Contact:

Toni Gray, Executive Director of Workforce Development
tbgray@actx.edu
(806) 371-2912

Jeff Wallick, Director of Safety and Environmental Technology
jwallick@actx.edu
(806) 467-3040

Angelina College

Course topics:

  • CPR: Health Care Provider
  • CPR: Non-Health Care Provider
  • OSHA 10 or 30
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Caregiver Support

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Contact:

Esther Campbell, Senior Director – Workforce and Continuing Education
ecampbell@angelina.edu
(936) 633-5205

College of the Mainland

Course topics:

  • How to Develop a Lockout/Tagout Program
  • Improving Respiratory Protection Program
  • Protecting Hearing in the Workplace
  • Walking Working Surfaces

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Contact:

Freddy Sustaita, Director – Gulf Coast Safety Institute
asustaita1@com.edu
(409) 933-8495

Del Mar College

Course topics:

  • Hurricane Preparedness
  • Developing a Culture of Safety
  • National Food Managers Certification
  • OSHA 10 & 30 Hour
  • NCCER Courses
  • Aerial Lift Training
  • Excavator/Backhoe Operator Traning
  • Forklift Operator Safety Training

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Contact:

Dara Betz, Director of Workforce Programs – Corporate Services
dbetz@delmar.edu
(361) 698-1093

El Paso Community College

Course topics:

  • OSHA 10 & 30 for General & Construction
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • OSHA Recordkeeping
  • Accident Investigation
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Fall Prevention
  • Hazard Communication
  • Lockout/Tagout

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Contact:

Cecy Maurer, Coordinator
ggamboa6@epcc.edu
(915) 831-7130

Kilgore College

Course topics:

  • Recordkeeping & Workers' Compensation
  • Spanish for Safety Supervisors
  • Disaster Management
  • Driving Distractions
  • OSHA General Industry

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Contact:

Julie Franklin, Support Assistant
jfranklin@kilgore.edu
(903) 988-7452

Lamar Institute of Technology

Course topics:

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
  • Forklift Training
  • Aerial Lift Training

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Contact:

Julia Rodriguez, Coordinator of Continuing Education
workforcetraining@lit.edu
(409) 880-8114

Lee College

Course topics:

  • Basic Safety Training
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • OSHA Recordkeeping
  • Reducing Slips, Trips and Falls

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Contact:

Marsha Tuha, Executive Director of Workforce Development
mtuha@lee.edu
(832) 556-4450

Midland College

Course topics:

  • CPR & First Aid (Adult and Pediatric+)
  • HazCom/GHS
  • New Hire Orientation
  • OSHA Standards
  • SafeLand USA (Veriforce/PEC)
  • H2S Clear
  • DOT Compliance Manager Training
  • Basin United Fundamentals/Supervisor

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Contact:

Petroleum Professional Development Center (PPDC)
cepetroleumtraining@midland.edu
(432) 683-2832

Odessa College

Course topics:

  • Driver Education
  • Workplace Safety
  • First Aid/CPR
  • SafeLand

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Contact:

Rachel Galindo, Customer Service Representative – Continuing Education
rgalindo@odessa.edu
(432) 335-6575

Kristi Pruitt, Business and Industry Sales Coordinator – Continuing Education
kpruitt@odessa.edu
(432) 335-6816

Texarkana College

Course topics:

  • Forklift Operator Training
  • Confined Space Safety Training
  • CPR/First Aid
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • BLS Health Care Provider/Renewal
  • CPR Instructor/Renewal

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Contact:

Holli Esaley, Workforce and Business Development Specialist
holli.easley@texarkanacollege.edu
(903) 823-3276

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