AIHce Indianapolis



PDC 002
CHMM Preparation: Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM)

intermediate | 4.01 Safety CM Points/28 Contact Hours/ 3.0 CEU/COC Points | Friday, Saturday & Sunday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Limit: 50


Hazardous Chemicals


This course includes 2 pre-PDC webinars held May 23 and June 5 at 2:00 PM ET. Participation in, or viewing of, these webinars is part of the PDC and is mandatory. Call in details will be provided to registrants closer to the webinar date.

The Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) prep course/PDC is an excellent opportunity for environmental, health, safety and security (EHS/S) professionals to:

  • Expand their skill set. It is managed by the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP)
  • Cross-train quickly and effectively in areas that have been added to their job responsibilities
  • Gain a foundation
  • Prepare for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) designation examination.

This course provides instruction on laws and regulations as well as technologies and practices in an overview fashion that highlights and emphasizes what is important for a hazardous materials manager to know and provides essential information for the hazardous materials manager to better conduct their jobs.

Certified instructors will address:

  • The body of knowledge associated with identification and management of hazardous materials.
  • Impact upon and protection of human health and the environment.
  • Releases of hazardous materials to land, air, water, and groundwater restoration of the environment from the contamination of hazardous materials.
  • Compliance with laws (environmental regulation for specific purposes).
  • Multi-media application of environmental management that are central features of hazardous materials management topics covered in the certification examination.

Value Added:
An essential prep course for achieving your certificate in Hazardous Materials Management.

Learning Aids:
Receive an extensive course manual and the ACHMM Hazardous Materials Management Desk Reference.

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize key study techniques for passing the CHMM exam.
  •  Provide a comprehensive overview of key OSHA, EPA, and DOT regulations that affect IH and OEHS professionals.
  •  Interpret lesser known regulations that affect employers.


  • 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 Materials Storage
  • Radioactive materials
  • Workplace safety
  • Packaging
  • 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

Important PDC dates:

  • May 18 — E-handout download instructions are e-mailed.
  • June 1  — Contact the AIHA if you have not received your e-handout e-mail.
  • June 1  — AIHce 2012 online communities for collaborative learning open.
  • June 15-17 — AIHce 2012 PDCs are presented. Participants must bring a printed or electronic copy of their PDC handout.
  • August 31 — AIHce 2012 online communities for collaborative learning close.
  • August 27 Educational transcripts updated and available for download