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About Us

Regional Safety Training, LLC is owned by Rick Nichols. He has over 20 years of safety and training experience. His motto is 'Safety First' and this is shown in his commitment to provide the most up-to-date safety and training classes for his customers while building long-term relationships with them.

After a number of years working for Rental Service Corp., he completed his career there in his last year as the Regional Safety Trainer for the Midwest Region 7 covering 14 Midwestern states. His duties included safety and equipment training for both individuals and train-the-trainer for major companies.

He then joined Industrial Safety Solutions as the lead trainer at their new facility in Kenedy, Texas. After leading the training center for four years, he formed Regional Safety Training, LLC to continue to provide quality training services to the region. His personal training and safety certifications are listed below.

RST offers training at our facility in Kenedy and on-site training at our customer’s location as well. An important part of our commitment to the service of our customers is the availability of after-hour and weekend class scheduling upon request. 

Safety and Training Certifications

  • CTS Master Instructor Trainer (All)
  • OSHA 10-Hour - Construction
  • 511 - OSHA General Industry
  • SH 200 Trainer Course for H2S
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Safety
  • OSHA 2225 - Respiratory Protection
  • ASHI - 152416 Instructor
  • PEC SafeLandUSA / SafeGulf Basic Instructor
  • 40- Hour HAZWOPER
  • 40- Hour HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher
  • Confined Space E and A – Train-the-Trainer
  • Fall Protection End User
  • Fall Protection Competent Person Rescue
  • SEMS Awareness Training II
  • ISS Cards for Training
  • HAZWOPER/Hazmat –Train-the-Trainer
  • HAZWOPER 8-Hour Incident Commander
  • HAZWOPER 8-Hour Supervisor
  • HAZWOPER 24-Hour E.R. Technician
  • HAZWOPER 40-Hour Worker
  • HAZWOPER Certification Cards
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