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SORM Training Notice for March and April


The Communications and Development section of the State Office of Risk Management offers a variety of safety, health, risk management, and workers’ compensation training for State of Texas agencies and Community Supervision and Corrections Departments (CSCDs). And, best of all, our training

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How prolonged sitting affects your health

Sitting Danger

Spending your entire day perched behind a desk in your office can create an array of health problems for you later in life.  Long hours spent typing and staring into a computer screen can raise your average risk for developing

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What’s your evacuation game plan?


  If you hear the sound of the emergency response system in your office, leave the building immediately.  When you hear the alarm, calmly exit the building and go to the predetermined meeting location.  While this may sound simple enough,

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Basic First Aid & CPR Training

SORM is discontinuing its popular Basic First Aid and CPR training effective Sept. 1, 2010. SORM’s training specialists are working hard to expand their course offerings and create an online library of training materials to serve the diverse needs of

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Training Courses

The Agency Outreach & Training unit of the State Office of Risk Management offers a variety of safety, health, risk management, and workers’ compensation training for state agencies. Check the calendar for course dates. Some courses offered during the year

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Training Resources

Texas Department of State Health Services Audiovisual Library 1100 W. 49th St., Austin, TX 78756 (512) 458-7260; fax (512) 458-7474 An extensive collection of audiovisual materials on all health topics including accident prevention and occupational health and safety. Catalog online

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Maps and Directions

Many of the maps are in PDF format. You must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to access these files. Clements Building (State Office of Risk Management – SORM) State-Approved Hotel Directory Capitol Complex Map Austin State Hospital Austin State

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This section provides various risk management and workers’ compensation training to state agencies. Calendar List of Courses Request Training Maps/Locations Video Library Notary Public Other Resources: External Websites – Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Professional Development – American Institute

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