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Stand Up for Grain Safety Week

Stand Up for Grain Safety Week, March 29-April 2

The National Grain and Feed Association and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are hosting the Stand Up for Grain Safety Week, March 29-April 2, to raise awareness of grain handling dangers. The following safety tips can help prevent granary injuries and deaths.

Low-Cost OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Course Now Online

Low-Cost OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Course Now Online

The eight-day courses are presented by OSHA-authorized instructors who train employers and employees in the basics of construction safety. This includes OSHA standards and requirements, and safety awareness to help find and reduce job-site hazards and risks.

Those who complete the course receive an OSHA 30-Hour Construction course completion card within eight weeks. The next class begins on April 5.

Lone Star Safety Award

Lone Star Safety Awards

Two Texas companies recently earned Lone Star Safety Awards for their excellent workplace safety programs. Congratulations to Capacity of Texas in Longview and to Lauren Concrete for their worksites in Austin and Manor.

To qualify for a Lone Star Safety Award, employers must have a proven safety program with injury rates below the national average for the previous three years and no work-related deaths within the past 12 months.

To learn more about DWC’s Lone Star Safety Award, workplace safety and health training, or free, on-site OSHCON services, visit or call 800-252-7031, option 2.

Free Online OSHA Consultation

Free Online Safety Consultations

The Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) offers online consultations. Our OSHCON consultants are available by video conferencing, email, text, or phone. We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and understand OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • Training
  • Help with safety and health programs
  • Free safety training materials and publications

Need COVID-19 guidance?

  • Find the COVID-19 risk exposure level for your employees.
  • Enhance your respiratory protection program.
  • Get help to create or update an emergency preparedness plan for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Check out the OSHCON webpage, or contact us: