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CHST Examination Preparation Workshop

This three-day workshop will prepare you for the Construction Health and Safety Technician examination leading to certification as a CHST. This workshop will emphasize core competencies along with math knowledge and skills in each of the four domains: hazard identification and control, emergency preparedness and fire prevention, safety program development and implementation, and leadership, communication and training. Attendees should bring a scientific calculator to class. BCSP allows the following calculators in the exam: Casio models FX -115, -250, -260 and -300; HP models 9, 10, 12 and 30; and TI-30, 34, 35, and 36.
Length: Three days

Feb 3, 2020
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Each day)
Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level East Classroom
Instructor: John Newquist
Members: $775.00
Nonmembers: $825.00
This three-day course will start on February 3, and end on February 5, 2020.


John Newquist, MS, CSP, OHST, CHST    
John Newquist is an independent safety trainer, author and consultant. From 2005-12, John was Region V’s Assistant Regional Administrator for Cooperative and State Programs, where he managed the region’s training programs, Susan Harwood Grants, state plans and consultation grants, and voluntary protection programs. He has a BS in fire protection and safety engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in industrial management from Northern Illinois University. A Certified Safety Professional, he was a founding member of the ANSI Z359 Standards Committee (Safety Requirements for Fall Arrest Systems). He created and taught the first OSHA Training Institute fall arrest and process safety management classes. He has taught hundreds of safety seminars across the country, including the National VPPPA, Construction Safety Conference, American Society of Safety Professionals and National Fire Protection Association. He worked for OSHA from 1983-2012, including a stint as the Area Director of the Peoria Area Office