Kent Burget, CHST
Kent received his Bachelor of Science degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations from Auburn University of Alabama in 1985. Kent returned to Auburn University (1987 – 1989) to continue his education in Construction Technology while gaining practical experience in the field.
Kent is a certified 10 & 30 Hour OSHA instructor in Occupational Safety and Health Practices for the construction industry. Kent has also received his Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) designation.
Safety Management Group has enjoyed prosperity and has been fortunate to assist some of Indianapolis’ largest owners in safely completing their construction projects (i.e. Clarian Health Partners – Riley Outpatient Center, City of Indianapolis – Conseco Fieldhouse, Eli Lilly and Company – all capital projects). Safety Management Group is also currently assisting the Indianapolis Airport Authority in building the New Indianapolis Airport.
To assist these types of projects, Safety Management Group employs over 100 full-time safety advisors with experience in safety training, written safety and health programs, industrial safety, and safety management of construction projects.
Kent has received the Association of General Contractor of Indiana (AGCI) Excellence in Team Building Award for Safety. The Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety, Inc. (MICCS) also recognized Kent by presenting him with their Safety Leader Award, and in 2005, their Board of Directors Award. Kent was also recognized in 2005 as a finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Kent is a member of the Association of Building Contractors (ABC), Association of General Contractors (AGC), Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis (BAGI), the Metro Indianapolis Coalition of Construction Safety (MICCS), the Greater Lafayette Council of MICCS (GLC of MICCS), the Indiana Constructors Roundtable (ICR), the Indiana Subcontractor Association (ISA) and the Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA), the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and subsequently volunteers time to assist these organizations by participating in the organizations’ board of directors and safety committees.
Kent is married and has two daughters. Kent enjoys golfing, hunting, and snowmobiling.