The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute
Education Center in the country. The center provides OSHA prescribed professional and regulatory instruction
through educators with decades of real world experiece and leadership that upholds the highest quality standards
to ensure students have training and support services required to protect workers, reduce losses, and realize the
profitability of a safety and healthful work environment.
Current OSHA offerings:
WTR 303- Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)
March 3-4, 2015, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that regulated oil storage facilities develop and implement oil spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plans. In addition to the CWA requirements, the federal Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA) requires that facilities detail and implement spill prevention and control measures in their Facility Response Plans (FRPs). In this spill prevention training course, participants will learn about SPCC plans, pollution regulations, proper storage of oil, oil transfer procedures, proper containment practices including secondary containment, and how to avoid security breaches and follow proper discharge procedures.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15WTR303005
OG 200- Trainer Course for H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide)
March 24-26, 2015, Day 1 and 2: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Day 3: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
This trainer course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to educate employers and employees on the hazards associated with H2S. The course is designed for personnel interested in conducting Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) training for companies in the petroleum industry or those with H2S present at their facilities. Special emphasis is placed on ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2006 and the required topics in 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15SH200013
AIR 201- Fundamentals of the Clean Air Act
May 20-22, 2015, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires facilities to implement robust air emission control practices which are regulated and enforced through a complex permitting process. During this class, the instructor will give an overview of the most pertinent CAA requirement including the New Source Review process, Title V permitting, Permit by Rule, and requirements for Hazardous Air Permitting. Using class room activities and presentations with a discussion of compliance and enforcement activities, students will gain an understanding of what requirements may apply to their facility(ies) and the path to compliance.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15AIR201013
MGE 810- Environmental Audits
June 30-July 2, 2015, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EH&S professionals will learn how to prepare for an environmental audit of their site by a regulatory agency, an ISO audit, or a corporate audit. This course will prepare your staff and management team for an audit, and use the audit findings and/or recommendations to improve facilities performance, and provide best practices to facilitate your organization's team effectiveness and efficiencies.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15MGE810007
ETI 101- Introduction to Environmental Compliance
July 7-10, 2015, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This course is designed to give environment, safety and health professionals the tools they need to ensure their workplace is in compliance with environmental regulations and reduce environmental risks. The course will cover the basics of environmental regulations and demonstrate how to identify pertinent regulations to your operations.
It will also cover elements of the major environmental programs at the State level and review the enforcement and compliance tools by regulatory area. Activities and case studies will be used throughout the course to allow attendees to apply knowledge of the topics discussed during the course.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15ETI101025
OSHA #2045- Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
July 28-31, 2015: Day 1, 2, and 3: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Day 4: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
This course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various types of machinery and the determination of proper machine safe guards. Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout), guarding of portable powered tools, and common OSHA machine guarding violations. Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machines safeguarding inspection workshops.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=152045021
WTR 301- Introduction to Water and Wasterwater Regulations
August 5-7, 2015, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This course provides an introduction to the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), to include the NPDES permit types for storm water, industrial wastewater, domestic wastewater, and pre-treatment. Case studies and class activities will be used to provide opportunities for participants to utilize knowledge gained during the course. The course will facilitate student's ability to attain and maintain compliance with applicable water and wastewater regulations, and to better understand how those regulations impact their organization.
To register: https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=15WTR301015