The Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) is a key AHMP educational program and covers a broad range of environmental, health, safety and security topics. It is designed as a review course for attendees taking the CHMM® certifying examination. Additionally, those who already have earned the CHMM® designation can take Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) to obtain 24 Certification Maintenance Points (CMPs). The EHMM course also qualifies as 24 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for professional licensing recertification.
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The EHMM is designed as a broad introduction to the industry and provides instruction about laws and regulations as well as technologies and practices. It highlights topics and information hazardous materials managers need to know to better perform their jobs. The EHMM course is hosted by AHMP chapters and taught by CHMMs. It also is available as a corporate training program.
The EHMM is endorsed by the United States Department of Energy’s National Environmental Training Office.
The statutory and regulatory framework of environmental and hazardous materials management.
Compliance Standards and State-of-the-Art work practices on:
Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal;
Hazardous Materials Storage;
Hazards assessment and communication;
Basic and applied hazardous materials management principles, controls and concepts
Science and technology of hazardous materials management:
Chemical and physical characteristics;
Sampling and analysis;
Biological effects of hazardous materials;
New Information on the CHMM Certification Exam
The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) offers an on-line certifying exam held at approved test centers For more information on the certification process, visit the IHMM website.