Back to Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Certification Exam Preparation
What You Will Learn
- Review the requirements to take the CHST certification exam, evaluate your knowledge of content covered in the exam and develop an individual study plan to prepare for the exam.
- Recognize steps to establish a safety management system (SMS) using OSHA general industry and construction standards, as well as ANSI and ISO consensus standards.
- Examine construction health hazards, industrial toxicology, fall protection, power tools, electricity, cranes and derricks, PPE, and proper labeling and handling of chemicals used on construction sites.
- Recognize best practices for recordkeeping, job hazard analysis, pre-job safety plans, investigation of incidents, site inspections, regulatory inspections and audits.
- Examine successful hazard communication and training plans (including the Globally Harmonized System).
Self-Paced (1-year access to the online course)
Intermediate: 5-10 years
Our self-paced online courses eliminate travel cost and time and allow you to learn independently while at work, at home or at another convenient location using a computer with audio and internet access. You can enroll in these courses at any time, receive immediate access to all course materials and assess your progress through instant feedback on quizzes and other learning activities. Every other week throughout the duration of the course, your instructor will hold a 60-minute online meeting from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. CT. You can attend as many of these meetings as you like. You can meet the instructor and other attendees. These meetings are designed to share expert knowledge, answer questions, provide feedback and offer active learning support.
Steven P. Pereira, CSP
Steven P. Pereira has more than 40 years of safety and loss prevention experience. He has trained over 8,000 individuals in pre-task safety planning and hazard recognition, evaluation and control. He has conducted supervisor development programs for business and industry throughout the U.S. Pereira has an extensive background in the area of chemical process safety management (PSM), confined space entry and gas testing, and he has conducted numerous PSM compliance audits throughout the U.S., Canada, England and Germany. He has been retained as a third-party PSM auditor as part of an OSHA settlement agreement and has facilitated PSM-related incident investigations. Pereira has helped numerous clients and law firms respond to catastrophic incidents involving regulatory and law enforcement agency visits as well as whistleblower complaints. He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Southeastern Louisiana University and has a master of construction science and management degree from Clemson University. He serves on the Southeastern Louisiana University OSH&E Advisory Committee.
Attendees also agree to adhere to ASSP’s Code of Professional Conduct. ASSP reserves the right to remove attendees not behaving consistent with the Code of Conduct.
No refund is allowed for self-paced courses
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