Texas Coastal Bend
Safety Summit Offered in Corpus Christi on February 6
TX (CompNewsNetwork) - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’
Compensation (TDI-DWC) will present a regional workplace safety workshop in Corpus Christi,
Texas on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at the TEA Regional Educational Service Center located
at 209 North Water Street. The Coastal Bend Safety Summit is one of several Regional Safety
Summits offered by TDI-DWC in multiple regions around the state. The cost is $125 per
person and includes coffee and snacks.
TDI-DWC is hosting this workshop because of the high incidence of nonfatal workplace
injuries involving sprains and strains and workplace fatalities resulting from
transportation-related incidents. The workshop will offer breakout sessions to help
employers and employees prevent these common causes of injury and death. Participants may
choose the sessions they wish to attend; each session will be repeated once during the
Another workshop session will address issues in the construction industry specifically.
TDI-DWC instructors will present a 10-hour General Construction course. Each participant
completing this entire track will receive an Occupational Safety & Health
Administration (OSHA) completion card.
Texas State Technical College, Waco will provide continuing education credits (.1 CEU
per 1 class hour).