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CCHEST Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists

The council on certification of health, environmental and safety technologists conducts examination for certified safety professionals. There are numerous such certification based on safety that are provided by the organization. 

Eligibility For CCHEST Council On Certification Of Health, Environmental And Safety Technologists

The eligibility of the examination is to fulfil the proof of a minimum qualifying degree. If the candidate has U.S. degree then the educational institution should have institutional accreditation from an accreditation body  recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the U.S. Department of Education. Also foreign degrees must be evaluated for their equivalency. The professional degree eligibility apart the candidate must fulfil all requirements of work experience –

  • Professional safety must be integral part of the job function,
  • The job function must include prevention of harm to people, property, and the environment, rather than only responding to harmful events
  • The safety functions must include at least 50% of the position duties (at least 35 hours per week). Part-time safety experience is allowed instead of full-time safety experience if the applicant has the equivalent of at least 900 hours of professional safety work during any year (75 hours per month or 18 hours per week) for which experience credit is sought.
  • The job function must be at a professional level
  • The position must include the breadth of professional safety levels.

A candidate must have total experience and eligibility points out of which 48 points are necessary to sit for the Safety Fundamentals examination and 96 points to sit for the Comprehensive Practice examination.

 

Format Of CCHEST Council On Certification Of Health, Environmental And Safety Technologists

The format of question papers is a multiple choice question paper that is provided as a computer based test to be taken at any of the test centres worldwide.  The test can be taken by an individual candidate at any time during the year when they are eligible for the examination.

CCHEST Study Guide

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Category : Environmental
Product # : Study Guide Exam- 299
Description :

CCHEST study guide material is written by subject matter experts to enhance your level of understanding about exam and the way to answer questions. Indepth topics written in the ebook in easy language are

  • Injury Types
  • Types of Construction Accident
  • Safety of Ladders and Stairwells
  • MSDS
  • Construction Cranes
  • Operation of Forklifts
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Work-related Injury
  • OSHA Form 300, 300A, and Form 301
  • Workplace Illnesses
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Chemical Transportation Emergency Center
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Impact of Brain and Blood Toxins
  • OSHA Regulations 1910.1020
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Hearing Protective Devices
  • Underground Workers
  • Potential Hazards
  • Respiratory Protection Programs
  • HEPA Highly Efficient Particulate Air
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Scaffolding
  • OSHA standards
  • Types of Scaffolding
  • Accidents and Incidents
  • Chemical Accidents or Releases
  • EPA Environmental Protection Agency
  • EPA and OHSA Accident Investigation Protocol
  • Employee Medical Record
  • Sequence for Accident Investigation
  • Permissible Limits of Exposure
  • Storing Flammable or Combustible Materials
  • Hazardous Communication Standards
  • Threshold Limit Value
  • Safety Measures Using a Conveyor Mechanism
  • SARA Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act
  • Emergency Contingency Plan
  • Accident Prevention Tags
  • Ruptures of Underground Gas Lines
  • JSA (Job Safety Analysis)
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • BLEVE Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
  • Dust Explosions
  • Incident Command System
  • Toxic Substance Control Act of 1976
  • Fire Classifications
  • Loading of Blasting Materials
  • Electrical Shock
  • Preparation for Site Excavation
  • Abrasive Blasting Operations
  • Levels of Protection
  • Heatstroke
  • Low Frequency Non-ionizing Radiation
  • Wet Bulb Globe Thermometer
  • Safe Crane Operations
  • Safe Operation of Forklifts
  • Blasting Techniques
  • Non-explosive Blasting Agents
  • Blood Lead Level
  • LC50 and LD50 Lethal Concentration
  • Energy Control Systems and Tagouts
  • Types of Welding Methods
  • Noise Metering Instruments
  • Personal Sound Exposure Meter
  • Ames Test or Ames Assay
  • Carcinogenic Properties in Chemical Substances
  • Safety Program for Concrete and Masonry Workers
  • Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program
  • VPP Voluntary Protection Program
  • Hose Systems
  • Types Emergency Fire Alarm
  • Fire Prevention and Control

OHST Exam Topics

  • Toxicity
  • Oil Mist Generator
  • Normal Distribution
  • Halocarbons
  • Particle Counters
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Flame Ionization
  • EPA
  • Base Cleaning
  • Dermis
  • American Society for Testing & Materials
  • Sequestering Agents
  • Cross-sectional Studies
  • Air Density
  • Atoms
  • Gamma Radiation
  • Decibel
  • OIG
  • Double Blind
  • Threshold Limit Values
  • NIOSH
  • Wet-bulb Globe Temperature
  • Arithmetic Mean
  • Cafeteria Plan
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Community Response Plan
  • Machining
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Ventilation Control
  • Smoke Tube
  • Cochlea
  • Amines
  • Gas Sampling Bags
  • Hepatotoxins
  • Ergonomics
  • Voltage
  • Normal Distribution
  • Film Badge
  • Employer Cost Index
  • Ionic Salts
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Duct Velocity
  • Fire Prevention
  • International Electrotechnical Commission
  • Molar Mass
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