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Training Courses

SORM’s training team provides health, safety, and risk management training to state agencies and their employees. We focus on prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses. This proactive approach is intended to make the workplace safer and reduce the costs incurred by state agencies as a result of work-related injuries. SORM training specialists work hard to have course offerings and training materials serve the diverse needs of the 185,000 employees the agency serves.


Some courses offered during the year are train-the-trainer courses. Our goal is to persuade and motivate you to deliver more effective training for your agency. The train-the-trainer courses will help you enliven your delivery by complementing your program with slide show presentations and helping you phrase messages to motivate listeners.

Agency Course Customization

Many of our classes can also be customized for your agency. Our training team will work with you to create specialized training that incorporates pictures of your facilities, agency policies and procedures, or whatever will work best in your agency to keep your workforce well-trained and working safely.

How to Request Training for Your Agency

To request this general training, train-the-trainer classes, or get a consult for agency customized courses, use the: Request Training Form.

Available Courses

  • 15 Passenger Van Safety
  • Accident Investigation
  • Additional Duty Safety Officer (ADSO) Orientation
  • Anger Management
  • Confined Spaces
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Driving Safety
  • HazCom/GHS
  • Lifting Safety
  • Lock Out/Tag Out
  • Office Safety
  • Personal Safety
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Stress Management

Discontinued Courses

Non-Bonded Notary Public Information For State Employees

An online training video is available on the Texas Secretary of State’s web site at

Basic First Aid and CPR Training

SORM does not offer Basic First Aid and CPR training. Because incidents requiring CPR are rarely associated with an employee’s work, providing CPR classes does not significantly reduce risks or costs to the State. For that reason, SORM does not offer these classes.

CPR training is available in most areas of the state through local organizations like the American Red Cross and by private contract vendors at a reasonable cost. The following links are suggestions of the types of organizations that offer this training:

Links to alternate CPR training:

If you need help finding CPR training, SORM will be happy to assist your agency in locating an instructor in your area.

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