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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
  • Last 4 SSN
  • 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)          




GSM Course POCs


MCB Quantico, VA (M02M8SS):                              POC: Jim Otto and Manager Kurt Vimont

                                                                                       (703) 432-1218


MCB Camp Lejeune, NC (M03M8SS):            POC: Paul Hollingsworth and Tim Akers

                                                                                      (910) 451-1941 


MCB Camp Pendleton, CA (M10M8SA):        POC: GySgt Wade, Esther and Kenneth Rivers

                                                                          (760) 763-2364 


MCB Kaneohe Bay, HI (M21M8S3):               POC: Rob McCarthy

                                                                                     (808) 257-5719 


MCB Japan (M22M8S3):                                POC: Plonza Winston and Vincent Rosales            

                                                                         (312) 645-2651/2611   


MARFORES, NOLA (M44M8S2):                       POC: Bruce Adams and Timothy Norris

                                                                            (504) 697-9876