Texarkana College Offers Safety Training for Local Employers Thanks to Texas Mutual Insurance Grant


Texarkana College’s TC@TexAmericas Center site in New Boston will offer a 40 -hour HAZWOPER and a 40-hour Confined Space course for area Texas businesses and industries in July and the first week of August. Thanks to a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance, these courses will be offered free of charge.
“This grant provides a great opportunity for local employers to get high-quality training for free,” said Scotty Hayes, TC@TexAmericas Center Director. “Space is limited and first come, first served, though, so I encourage employers to reserve spaces as soon as possible.”
The HAZWOPER course will be limited to the first 30 students. The 40-hour course will run July 10-13 and will save industry partners $628 per student. The Confined Space course will be limited to the first 20 students. This 40-hour course will run July 31-August 3 will save industry partners $943 per student.
Interested business and industry partners can reserve spaces for their employees by emailing the names and contact information of the students to: Paula Turner, Paula.Turner@texarkanacollege.edu, 903-823-3162; and Susan Bennett, Susan.Bennett@texarkanacollege.edu, or 903-823-3113.
Austin-based Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a policyholder-owned company, is the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance. Texas Mutual provides coverage to 40 percent of the market, representing more than 66,000 companies, many of which are small businesses. Helping employers prevent workplace accidents is an important part of Texas Mutual’s mission, driving the company to invest millions in safety education grants across the state of Texas over the past 16 years.

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