Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) Review
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.
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
EPCRA, CERCLA, SARA
Bioterrorism & Weapons of Mass Destruction
Physical Sciences – Chemistry & Physics
Geology & Hydrology
Toxicology & Epidemiology
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
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