A. R. Chesson Construction Employee Earns Construction Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health Certification


Williamston, NC – A. R. Chesson Construction Company, Inc., NC State University, the Safety & Health Council of NC and the NC Department of Labor announced that ARCC Corporate Safety Manager Andy Holliman has received his Construction Manager of Environmental, Safety, and Health (C-MESH) certificate from NC State University’s Southeastern Occupational Training Institute. This certificate represents 100 hours of training related to environmental, safety and health. The coursework is based on the 29 CFR 1926 construction standards and includes 60 hours of construction specific material.

The MESH program is designed to increase the professionalism of environmental, safety and health managers at governmental, commercial and manufacturing sites in NC through a rigorous series of continuing education programs. C-MESH specific training includes a broad field of topics including the core OSHA 510 and 500 training which qualifies the recipient as an OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer, followed by training in areas such as Fall Prevention, Trench and Excavation Safety, Ladders and Scaffolds, Environmental Emergencies etc. Experience criteria includes a minimum of three years in the professional safety industry and passing two certification exams in safety fundamentals and comprehensive practices.

According to NC Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry, “The certificate reflects a commitment to workplace safety and health, an objective that we consider essential in making sure that workers in this state go home safe at the end of the workday.” The NCDOL’s C-MESH certificate was presented to Mr. Holliman in October 2018 and marked 10 years of safety and construction experience.

The management and staff of A. R. Chesson Construction would like to congratulate Andy on this important achievement

A. R. CHESSON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. is a full-service construction firm providing a comprehensive portfolio of innovative project development, management, and construction services.  Established in 1981, A.R. Chesson Construction has been a leader in design/build construction, project management, and development services for new construction, renovation and expansion. 

A. R. Chesson Construction Company, Inc., with offices in Williamston & Elizabeth City, specializes in commercial, institutional, pre-engineered and industrial construction.