Course Dates (4 consecutive day courses)
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Location
​9371 Irvine Blvd., Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92618 [map]
2nd floor not handicap accessible

Rate
$895 Per person (Doesn't include CHST Exam Application Fee)
$805 Per person for IAQA members
Preferred rates for Veterans, Affinity Partners, 3+ Registrations

Time
7:00am - 4:00pm
IF REGISTERING WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS OF FIRST COURSE DATE PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR AVAILABILITY

An analysis of government job data by the Associated General Contractors of America reveals that the industry’s unemployment
rate of 4.5% is the lowest in 11 years. Conversely, the average hourly wage for construction—$29.06—is up 2.3% from last year
and nearly 10% more than the average private-sector job. Did you know that the average CHST salary is over $85,000 a year?

Having a career in construction is very rewarding and having the CHST certification to back your name exemplifies enhanced
professional credibility in the industry. This certification focuses on construction safety management principles and practice and
does not require a college degree.

The CHST certification is great for professionals who are interested in pursuing a lasting career in construction or seeking
personal growth as a safety and health specialist.

​Course Agenda

Session 1
Eligibility; Application Process; Curriculum Review; Expectations; Group Knowledge Assessment; Safety Protocols; Emergency Planning and Response

Session 2
Professional Responsibility; Workplace Safety Violations; Legal Protection for Employees; Employee Liability Issues; Workplace Hazards; Hot Weather Hazards; Worksite Analysis; Worksite Auditing; Toxic Substances

Session 3
Health Hazards and Basic Industrial Hygiene; Monitoring Workplace Hazards; Construction Means, Methods and Materials; Regulations for Working Underground; Materials Handling and Storage Safety

Session 4
Personal Protective Equipment; Electrical Safety; Fire Safety; Training; Accident Investigations; Work-Related Injuries and Illness; Exam Prep; Final Review 


Students will receive:
Student Binder, CHST Exam Study Guide, Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide, Flash Drive,
Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Approved Calculator; Backpack.
Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Exam Prep
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To qualify for the CHST exam, you must have three (3) years of experience with at least 35% of primary job duties involving safety, health and environmental practice related to the construction industry.
IAQA Members Get 10% Off