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Ground Safety

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.                            

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