Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management

  • 07 Apr 2015
  • 8:30 AM
  • 21 Apr 2015
  • 4:30 PM
  • PSE&G Training Facility, 234 Pierson Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08837
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Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course

A comprehensive review of health & safety and environmental laws and regulations and the basic scientific and management principles on which they are based. The course meets over three successive Tuesdays.

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Session Dates

 Tuesday, April 7, 2015  8:30 am – 4:30 pm
 Tuesday, April 14, 2015  8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 Tuesday, April 21, 2015

 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Welcome and Sign-In 8:30 am each day. All students must be registered and paid in advance.

Course Description:

The EHMM course presented by AHMP-NJ has been updated to align with the 3rd Edition of the “Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference” which is provided to attendees as a single device download ecopy along with hardcopy presentation materials.

The “Essentials” course is ideal for individuals new to the safety/hazardous materials field as it gives an overview of the tabulated topics while providing comprehensive details in the text. This approach also provides excellent preparation for those sitting for the CHMM certification exam and is a great refresher for experienced professionals in the field supporting CHMM recertification requirements.

The 3rd Edition of the “Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference” has been

  • Redesigned to better serve as a one-stop science, regulatory and management technical reference text
  • Organized into three volumes to facilitate learning chapter content
  • Expanded including new chapters adding to breadth of subject matter covered
  • Enhanced to provide deeper understanding of existing chapter content
  • Updated to reflect regulatory changes since the previous edition
  • Provided with over 350 Review Questions with Answer Key

Topics Covered:

  • Basic Chemistry/Hazmat Chemistry/Science
  • Basic Industrial Hygiene/Toxicology
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Nuclear Science
  • Geology/Hydrogeology
  • Overview of Federal Laws and Regulations
  • OSHA Regulations (HAZCOM/CHP/LOTO/PSM/ Flammable/Toxic Substances/Noise Exposure/Non-ionizing Rad.)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Permit-required confined spaces
  • EPA Regulations (NEPA/CAA/Water/UIC Programs/ Pesticides/Rad./Corrective Actions/UST/Air
  • DOT
  • Inspections and Enforcement including contesting and settlement
  • Management Systems/Risk Assessment/International Standards/ Consensus Standards
  • Ground/surface water remediation technology /Air modeling and air pollution control technology/
    Vapor Intrusion technology
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Environmental Property  Assessment
  • “Green” Management/Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Professional Development

The CHMM Examination

The CHMM Certification is issued by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management. A Separate Application & Fee is required for the Exam Contact the Institute at for additional information.

Course Instructors:

The Course will be presented by a team of instructors from the New Jersey chapter who have over 120 years of combined expertise in the subject matter and in teaching the topics. The instruction team includes both the editor and a multi-chapter author of the 3rd Edition of the “Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference”.


The course fee is $800.00 and is payable to “ACHMM-NJ” Registrations must be received by April 1, 2015.


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