Texas Mutual Gives $100K Grant to Kilgore College.AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced a $100,000 grant to Kilgore College Kilgore College, referred to as "KC", is a community college in Kilgore, Texas, USA. Established in 1935 at the the height of the East Texas oil boom, Kilgore College has an annual enrollment of nearly 5000 students, from all over the state of Texas. in Kilgore, Texas Kilgore is a city in East Texas, United States. Located mostly in Gregg County, a portion of the city extends into northern Rusk County. It is the home of Kilgore College, and was also the childhood home (from age six) of famous classical pianist Van Cliburn. today. The grant will fund free health and safety courses through the college's KC Risk Management Institute.
The institute is a division of the KC Workforce Development Program, which offers custom workforce training programs for East Texas employers.
"Many companies in the area have had to cut more and more safety courses out of their budgets," said Martha Woodruff, director of KC Workforce Development. "We are just thrilled to get this grant to offer free, high-quality employee training to help businesses keep their workers safe."
Texas Mutual employees who are certified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. agency established (1970) in the Dept. of Labor (see Labor, United States Department of) to develop and enforce regulations for the safety and health of workers in businesses that are engaged in interstate will teach the courses. The courses will focus on industry-wide safety topics, as well as topics designed around the oil and gas industry. For more information, contact Ben Cammack, Kilgore College training coordinator, at 903-983-8290 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company has given similar grants to Midland College References
"On-the-job injuries carry monetary and, most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially , human costs," said Russ Oliver, Texas Mutual Insurance Company president. "As the state's leading provider of workers' comp insurance, it is our responsibility to promote safe workplaces. Any time we have the opportunity to get that message to Texas employers, we consider it money well spent."
For more information about safety training offered through Texas Mutual Insurance Company, visit www.texasmutual.com and click on Safety & Return-to-Work.
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