Kevin Schutz, OHST, CIT's Profile and Contact Information
Kevin is the Environmental Health and Safety Advisor for Zimny Insurance Agency in Alexandria, MN. He got his start in the safety world serving as the Hazardous Material Handler for his Army unit during the first Gulf War. After his military service he attended college at NDSCS where he received his Associate’s Degree before transferring to UMM to study English, Psychology and Education. In 2008, he began his real work in the safety world as a Safety Consultant with a firm out of the Twin Cities. Here he serviced dozens of companies in all aspects of OSHA Compliance including training, program development, OSHA assistance, accident investigation, loss control, environmental testing, and hazard assessment audits.
He is currently certified through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as an Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) and a Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT). He is also an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction and served as President of the Greater Lakes Area Safety and Health (GLASH) Council.
In his spare time, he enjoys going on adventures around America with his wife, Caryn, and his children. He also likes to spend time in woodworking projects, such as carving, wood turning, and building.