Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Examination Preparation Workshop




Prepare individuals for the Comprehensive Examination leading to certification as a CSP.


Preparation for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals' Safety Fundamentals Examination.

Math Review

Intensive review of essential math skills.


Workshop is intended to assist you in preparation for the CHST examination.


Workshop will provide you with the potential areas that will be covered on the OHST certification examination.

Workshop Guarantee

This is applicable to participants who attend our ASP, CSP, CHST and OHST workshops and sit for the exam within one year of attending. Not valid with chapter or regional workshops.

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs

You will receive information on CHST education and experience requirements for the certification and practice on questions addressing the areas to be covered by the exam.


  • Safety program management and administration
  • OSHA regulations and inspections
  • Training and orientation
  • Hazard communication
  • Inspections and audits
  • Job hazard analysis/pre-job planning
  • Accident investigation
  • Recordkeeping requirements

Workshop Content

Domain 1: Program Management

  • Assess the scope of work by reviewing contract documents in order to ensure the safety application is consistent with contract specifications and to support the development of the site-specific safety plan
  • Participate in the development of a site-specific safety plan by detailing hazards and corrective actions in order to ensure that foreseeable hazards are addressed 
  • Establish expectations for compliance with the site-specific safety plan with the contractors, employees, and other jobsite personnel using appropriate communication procedures in order to prevent accidents
  • Verify that the job safety analyses adhere to construction safety standards in cooperation with contractors, employees, and other jobsite personnel in order to ensure that foreseeable hazards have been identified and addressed
  • Provide technical guidance to jobsite personnel by maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of codes, standards, and best practices and information jobsite personnel of regulatory changes as they develop in order to maintain a safe and healthful work environment
  • Identify methods for addressing unanticipated hazards using professional knowledge and judgment in order to prevent loss and to modify the site-specific safety plan
  • Activate the emergency response plan when necessary in accordance with the site-specific safety plan in order to protect jobsite personnel and mitigate loss
  • Participate in accident and incident investigations using established procedures in order to recommend appropriate corrective actions

Domain 2: Worksite Auditing

  • Perform worksite assessments in accordance with regulations, best practices, and the site-specific safety plan using a walkthrough in order to verify compliance and identify hazards and potential hazards in the workplace
  • Recommend corrective actions for the hazards and potential hazards identified in the worksite assessment using professional knowledge and judgment in order to prevent loss and ensure compliance with regulations and the site-specific safety plan
  • Participate in regulatory safety, health and environmental inspections in accordance with directions provided in the site-specific safety plan in order to facilitate the inspection process

Domain 3: Training

  • Determine training needs based on job safety analyses, regulatory requirements, trends, and/or observations made in worksite audits in order to develop appropriate training
  • Deliver training that addresses required program elements using program management guidelines, on-the-job training and evaluation, and formal and informal resources in order to deliver appropriate training
  • Conduct site-specific job safety orientation and training using appropriate instructional methods in order to address jobsite hazards and abatement procedures as identified in the job safety analyses
  • Participate in jobsite safety meetings with all crafts by leading discussions, demonstrating safe practices, etc., in order to inform jobsite personnel of potential risks
  • Maintain complete and accurate records in all aspects of the safety program in accordance with established protocol in order to document interventions, losses, and audit findings and to support future decision making

Workshops Include

  • Continuing education points
  • Workbooks for each seminar
  • Beverage breaks (breakfast and lunch will be on your own)

Time Schedule

Seminars begin promptly at 8:00AM and conclude at 4:30PM each day.

Walk-in registrants

Class size is limited. Please contact ASSE before coming to determine if an opening is available.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants canceling within 10 working days of the program will be refunded tuition less $100 fee. Registrants who do not cancel and do not attend the workshop will not have tuition refunded. A $25 processing fee will be charged for substitutions. ASSE reserves the right to cancel any workshop or seminar two weeks prior to presentation. ASSE reserves the right to substitute faculty should unforeseen events occur.

Special Needs

Whenever possible, arrangements will be made for special needs registrants provided ASSE receives 45 days advance notice. Please write a letter of explanation, your name and phone number, and attach to the registration form. ASSE will contact you.


  1. Online
  2. Call +1.847.699.2929
  3. Download our registration form and fax to +1.847.768.3434 or
  4. Mail to : ASSE
    33477 Treasury Center,
    Chicago, IL 60694-3400 U.S.A.

Contact Us

Customer Service (M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm)
+1 847 699.2929

American Society of Safety Engineers
520 N. Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068