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Training Command


Training Command

Quantico, Virgina

Ground Safety For Marines (GSM)  Purpose. To provide Occupational Safety and Health training to military and civilian personnel assigned to full-time or collateral duties in ground safety. Successful course completion will qualify military personnel for the secondary MOS of 8012, Ground Safety Specialist. The course content includes OSH background; Marine Corps and OSH Standards (29 CFR 1910); personal protective equipment; hazardous materials; industrial hygiene programs; recreation and off-duty safety; workplace hazard recognition; safety assessments; risk management; mishap investigation and reporting procedures; and motor vehicle and traffic safety programs.

The following Information must be emailed to the Schoolhouse Program Manager for registration:  

  • Name/Rank
  • Billet assigned (Must be in writing) 
  • Location (Command)
  • Contact Info (Address, Phone, Email)
  • Rotation Date (Must have at least 1 year left in billet from class completion)  

  • See the GSM schedule for contact information and FY21 course dates for each location as well as instructions for how to register     


GSM Course POCs




MCB Quantico, VA (M02M8SS): 

Kevin Jones  

(703) 432-1219


Jim Otto 

 (703) 432-1218     

MCB Camp Lejeune, NC (M03M8SS):

Paul Hollingsworth

(910) 451-1941


John Abney

(910) 450-5276

MCB Camp Pendleton, CA (M10M8SA

GySgt Colt Anderson

(760) 257-5719


Dale Waldren   

760) 763-2366

MCB Kaneohe Bay, HI (M21M8S3):              

Rob McCarthy 

(808) 257-5719 

MCB Japan (M22M8S3):                                

Dennis Gamad

DSN: 645-3806

MARFORES, NOLA (M44M8S2):                       

Weinburg Allen 

(504) 697-8167