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Chip Darius has over 30 years of experience in safety and OSHA compliance consulting & training for industry, construction, utilities, and emergency services. He has been a speaker at international, national, regional, state and local conferences and seminars and has been an instructor for the OSHA Training Institute Region 1 Education Center and Adjunct Faculty at Keene State College since 2002, teaching OSHA standards and policies for both construction and general industry.

Chip is an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for construction and general industry. He is an Accident investigation instructor who is experienced in: Personal injury, catastrophic injury and fatality cases; Occupational safety & health regulations, standards and compliance; Multi-employer worksites; Safety training requirements, failure to train, and inadequate training matters, and OSHA whistleblower issues.

His Certifications include: Occupational Hygiene & Safety Technician, Certified Utility Safety Professional, Scaffold Competent Person Trainer, Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder, Forklift Safety Technician, Machine Safeguarding Technician, Certified Instructional Trainer, Flagger Instructor NSC/ATSSA, Work Zone Safety Instructor, and Emergency Care Instructor /Trainer, Mobile Equipment Operator Trainer (Ives), Fall Protection Equipment Inspector (3M), Traffic Control Technician (ATSSA), Traffic Control Design Specialist (ATSSA), Certified Safety & Health Official (OTIEC), Certified Boom and Scissor Lift Operator, Certified Health and Safety Officer (CFA). He has over 40 years' experience as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Some of his areas of safety expertise include: Safety and Slips Trips Falls, OSHA, accident, catastrophic injury, death, fall, slip, trip, forklift, aerial boom scissor lift, machine, equipment, amputation, crush, construction, work zone, run over, back over, scaffold, ladder, stair, step, floor, sidewalk, premises liability, training, utility, flaggers, MEWP, whistleblower and multi-employer.

Education & Licenses

BS, University of CT; MA, University of CT; OHST, Board of Certified Safety Professionals; CIT, Board of Certified Safety Professionals; CSHO, OSHA Training Institute Ed. Center