Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management

  • 01 Oct 2013
  • 8:00 AM
  • 22 Oct 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Edison, NJ
  • 7


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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 four successive Tuesdays.

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Session Dates

 Tuesday, Oct. 1 , 2013  8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 Tuesday, Oct. 15 , 2013

 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 Tuesday, Oct. 22 , 2013  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Welcome and Sign-In 8:00 am each day. All students must be registered and paid in advance.

Course Description:

The course uses the “Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference” as a text. It is designed to assist individuals preparing to take the Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (CHMM) national certification examination administered by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM).  While course participants have passed the CHMM certification exam at higher than average rates, no guarantees for passage can be offered.  Text Book and Course Materials are included.

Topics Covered:

  • 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 Material Storage; Packaging; Radioactive Materials; Workplace Safety; Spills; Cleanup; 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
  • Toxicology, Geology/hydrology

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 on where and when the test may be taken.

Course Instructors:

The Course will be presented by a team of instructors from the New Jersey chapter who have over 80 years of combined expertise in the subject matter and in teaching the topics.


The course fee is $800.00 and is payable to “ACHMM-NJ” Registrations must be received by September 16, 2013.


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