Training Services

A complete listing of coures are available in this section. The course list is selected in logical grouping on the "Training Catalog" page, or browse the custom training courses on the pages linked below.
Contact the Training Services Team.
About Our Training Facilities
The International Safety Training Council is an educational organization dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our customers, clients, and employees.
ISTC has been in business for 24 years, serving the petrochemical, refining, offshore, marine, pipeline, and energy facilities in not only Southeast Texas, but nationally as well, providing excellence in training and other services in order to promote a safe and secure work environment and community. It is not only our mission, it is our passion. As an association, ISTC has grown over the last 24 years, accepted new roles and responsibilities, expanded services, benefits and locations for our client facilities and contract companies in order to meet the growing safety, health, environmental, and security needs of the community, state, and nation as a whole.
Our genuine approach to all of our customers and clients is what has made us successful today. We believe our long-standing, admirable reputation in the industry we serve, and in our surrounding communities, has also greatly contributed in our overall success.

Specialized Training

Construction Safety OSHA (10 hr)
This program is intended to provide construction workers information to identify, abate, avoid, and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The course covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site.
10 hour course
Cost: Minimum of 4 - $100.00/student
Construction Safety OSHA (30 hr)
The program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.
30 hour course
Cost: Minimum of 4 - $300.00/student
General Industry Safety OSHA (10 hr)
This program is intended to provide general industry workers with information about how to identity, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter.
10 hour course
Cost: Minimum of 4 - $100.00/student
General Safety OSHA (30 hr)
The program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.
30 hour course
Cost: Minimum of 4 - $300.00/student
Excavation and Trenching Competent Person
Course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching. The following topics are included: Types of shoring, OSHA standards on excavation and trenching, Soil mechanics, and Testing methods.
8 hour course
Cost: 4-19 $125.00/student, 20 or more $115.00/student
Fall Protection Competent Person
Course gives an overview of requirements under 29CFR1926 subpart M which covers fall protection. This course is for workers and competent person certification.
8 hour course
Cost: 4-19 $150.00/student, 20 or more $140.00/student
Scaffold Competent Person
This course gives and overview of requirements outlined in OSHA 29CFR1926 subpart L and 1926.451 General Requirements. Program covers general requirements, types and application of scaffolding, planking, ties and scaffold inspection.
8 hour course
Cost: 4-19 $150.00/student, 20 or more $140.00.student
Construction Safety OSHA (10 hr) Spanish (OSHA10 Espanol)
The 10 Hour Construction Industry training program is intended to increase construction worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. This training will be conducted in Spanish by a bi-lingual instructor. Cost: Minimum of 4 - $100.00/student
Construction Safety OSHA (30 hr) Spanish (OSHA 30 Espanol)
The program is intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some safety responsibility. Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. This training will be conducted in Spanish by a bi-lingual instructor. Cost: Minimum of 4 - $300.00/student

We pride ourselves on the professionalism and quick turnaround time for your employees.

For Questions about our Training Service Department please call the Training Coordinator Dick Murphy @ 409-724-2565.

Training Facilities

Training Services Department The International Safety Training Council is an educational organization dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our customers, clients, and employees.
ISTC has been in business for 24 years, serving the petrochemical, refining...
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