Certifications

Construction Health and Safety Technician

OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry

8-Hour OSHA Construction Safety

10-Hour OSHA Construction Safety

30-Hour OSHA Construction Safety

40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER

Crane Safety and Regulations

Basic Life Support Provider

Lead Awareness

Hoisting Rigging

Fall Protection

Confined Space Entry

Competent Person for Trenching & Soil Excavation

Commercial Driver’s License (incl. trailers and tankers)

Peter Cholewinski, CHST

Site Safety Consultant

Peter Cholewinski is a Site Safety Consultant for NES, Inc. (NES). He is a certified Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) with a professional background that spans over 40 years across various safety-related and construction industry fields, including tunnel, mining, heavy equipment, cranes & rigging, and dredging operations as well as commercial vehicle fleet management and inspections. He is certified in OSHA 30-Hour Construction Industry, 40-Hour HAZWOPER, Crane Safety, Lead Awareness, Fall Protection, and Confined Space programs, among numerous others.

Mr. Cholewinski has served as Site Superintendent for various tunnel, spillway, railroad, and paving projects and has developed and managed company and project safety programs for a diverse range of construction businesses. He was Primary Safety Lead during the Folsom Dam Spillway Renovation Project, where he performed safety oversight of crane operations for compliance with USACE 385-1-1 regulations, dredging operations on Folsom Lake, water safety procedures, underwater tainter gate placement, and a range of other heavy equipment functions. He worked as Night Safety Lead at the Oroville Spillway, conducting safety observations and staff audits, maintaining crew logs, and preparing, reviewing, and presenting JHAs.

Mr. Cholewinski has performed in the role of Primary Safety Oversight for a major offshore environmental remediation operation, overseeing mechanical dredging, drilling, In-Situ Soil Stabilization/Solidification (ISS), water rescue protocol training, mud & core sampling, and the placement of turbidity curtains in San Francisco Bay. Additionally, Mr. Cholewinski is a prior construction heavy equipment rental company owner/operator, where he dealt directly with contractors, coordinating customer service, scheduling, and equipment maintenance and also handling the infrastructure and accounting needs of the business.