Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) Review

Course Description

The CHMM review course provides the environmental professional with the knowledge to comply with health, safety, and environmental guidelines. Environmental programs are vital to our public health and safety. Within that field, the management of hazardous materials requires proven and unquestionable skills and competence. Course completion will prepare participants to sit for the CHMM exam.

CHMM Exam Information

The Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Exam is administered by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management. For more information, please visit www.ihmm.org. Registration and exam fees for the CHMM exam are not included in the course fee.

Course ID: EST 7006P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Nov 5, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Monday, November 5, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $900 18464
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14089 Nov 3, 2014 Nov 6, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $750
15557 Nov 2, 2015 Nov 5, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $750
16645 Nov 7, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $900
17279 Nov 6, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $900

Who Should Attend

 Environmental professionals interesteed in preparing for the CHMM exam

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the principal regulations involved in hazardous materials management that are administered by the EPA (including RCRA, EPCRA, SARA, TSCA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act), OSHA (Hazard Communication, HAZWOPER, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment, Confined Spaces) and DOT (Hazardous Materials Transportation Act).
  • Understand the basic scientific concepts of hazardous materials management, including concepts such as the physical and chemical properties of chemicals; , radiation, geology, hydrology, and treatment methodologies. Recognize the basics of health and safety as it applies to the management of hazardous materials. Health and safety topics covered include toxicology, epidemiology, personal protective equipment, hazard identification and recognition, hazard communication, and confined space entry.
  • Understand concepts of environmental management. These include risk assessment and management programs; environmental site assessments and audits; environmental sustainability, waste treatment, remediation, emergency preparedness and response, training programs, recordkeeping requirements, CHMM ethics and responsible care; public/community relations and regulatory interface.
  • Provide an overview of the CHMM certification process, discuss the format of the exam and test-taking strategies, and provide the opportunity for students to work one-on-one with an exam preparation software program.


Laws & Regulations

  • Hazardous Materials Transportation
  • Law & Legal Issues
  • Resource Conservation & Recovery Act
  • Specific OSHA Standards
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Safe Drinking Water Act


  • TSCA
  • Bioterrorism & Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Physical Sciences – Chemistry & Physics
  • Geology & Hydrology
  • Toxicology & Epidemiology
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Confined Spaces

Environmental Management

  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Assessment & Decision Making
  • Environmental Program Management
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Remediation and treatment methods



  • Course manual containing the Powerpoint presentations of each speaker
  • Reference textbook on Handling Hazardous Materials

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET