Tag Archives: OSHA

OSHA Safety and Health Compliance Assistance (Part 1)

The SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office and the Occupational Safety Consultation host a two-part series to learn about the services provided Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. The Dec. 2 will cover “What Texas employers need to know about OSHA.” The OSHCON program is a free and confidential service available to private sector Texas employers through the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation. OSHCON’s professional safety and…

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OSHA Safety and Health Compliance Assistance (Part 2)

The SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office and the Occupational Safety Consultation host the second part of a two-part series to learn about the services provided Dec. 9. This session will cover “OSHA Safety Program.” The OSHCON program is a free and confidential service available to private sector Texas employers through the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation. OSHCON’s professional safety and health consultants, across the state,…

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Protect Your Business! The What, How and Why of OSHA Standards and Compliance

Join the SBA Corpus Christi Branch office as they partner with the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation Texas Occupational Safety & Health Consultation program. OSHCON is a no-cost confidential service helping small- and medium-sized private sector Texas employers. Many of OSHCON’s no-cost services are available to public sector employers too. Unlike OSHA enforcement, OSHCON cannot fine, cite, nor come on premise without being invited by the employer.…

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TEEX brings low-cost OSHA training to RGV

TSTC TEEX Summit (photo TSTC)

More than 400 people from municipalities and construction companies from Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties were recently in attendance at a week-long Infrastructure and Safety Summit at Texas State Technical College. The summit, organized with the Infrastructure Training and Safety Institute (a division of TEEX), offered low-cost Occupational Safety and Health Administration training for employers. The Infrastructure Training and Safety Institute is the second largest OSHA training center in the nation…

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TSTC to Offer Year-Round OSHA Training

Marco Salinas from the Brownsville Public Utilities Board hangs from a harness and is hoisted down a makeshift manhole during confined space training at the Infrastructure and Safety Summit recently hosted at Texas State Technical College (photo TSTC)

Training comes from agreement between TSTC and TEEX Starting in Fall 2017, Texas State Technical College’s Continuing Education department will be the only facility in South Texas to offer Occupational Safety and Health Administration safety certification trainings year-round through Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. The agreement in place between TSTC and TEEX will offer companies and its employers the opportunity for localized OSHA training. The training will range from eight…

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TSTC offers its first NCCER electrical course

College earns NCCER certification Texas State Technical College’s Continuing Education recently earned an electrical certification through the National Center for Construction Education and Research. This gives the college the opportunity to create its first NCCER Level 1 Electrical course. Enrollment for the June 2017 cohort, which is open to anyone in or pursuing a career in the industry, opens in March. The 224-hour electrical course consists of NCCER Core, NCCER Electrical,…

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