Protecting Health, Safety and Security
The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) protects the environment and the public’s health, safety, and security through the accreditation of professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, expertise, and excellence in hazardous material management.
IHMM develops professional standards for certification and administers and promotes accredited certification programs for individuals who practice the management of hazardous materials and dangerous goods in the environmental, safety, health and transportation fields.
Why should you get certified?
Employers value HAZMAT professionals who are proactive and who look for opportunities to enrich their skill, knowledge and expertise. One of the best ways to demonstrate this drive and determination for improvement and commitment to career growth is with the pursuit and attainment of industry-recognized certifications.
- Peer recognition and job satisfaction.
- Job placement, promotion, and higher salaries.
Nationally & Internationally Accredited
IHMM Credentials – including Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) – meet ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, the International Standard for Personnel Certification Programs. Additionally, CHMM is accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB)
CHMMs have knowledge of a wide range of environmental management areas such as: risk assessment, proper storage and handling, transportation, pollution prevention, waste stream management, impacts on environment, waste minimization, sustainability, emergency response, and remediation, to name just a few.