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Membership Categories

„Affiliate: Any  corporation, institution or organization supporting the goals of AHMP/Chicago.  (Annual dues are $200)

Certified: Any individual who has achieved a hazardous materials management related IHMM accredited credential and is in good standing with the IHMM. (Annual dues are $20)

Associate: Any individual with an interest in the field of hazardous materials management. (Annual dues are $20)

Student: Open to current full-time students. (Annual Dues are $10)

Emeritus: Any retired, formerly credentialed individual who wishes to stay active in the Chapter. (Annual Dues are $10)

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Mail to: AHMP Chicago c/o
Brian Prince, CHMM
1028 Asbury Dr
Aurora, IL 60502

Become a CHMM

Only the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) offers the accredited, trademarked, and prestigious Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) credential. The CHMM credential recognizes your expertise and opens new possibilities for you to make a significant impact on your community and your country. Corporations, universities and government agencies depend on the CHMM credential to identify hazardous materials professionals just like you. All candidates for CHMM certification must have a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university, plus at least 3 years of appropriate experience in the field of hazardous materials management. In addition, they must pass a rigorous multiple-choice examination developed by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management, which tests a candidate’s ability to:

  1. Recognize, Identify and Characterize Hazards of Materials
  2. Assess Risks Related to Hazardous Material
  3. Mitigate and/or Eliminate Hazards of Materials
  4. Manage Impacts of Hazardous Materials on the Environment
  5. Manage Impacts of Hazardous Materials on Human Health
  6. Ensure Regulatory Compliance

General Management of Hazardous Materials,and Business Skills Once the candidate has successfully completed these requirements, he/she must pledge to maintain the highest standards of integrity through the CHMM Code of Ethics, and must demonstrate continued competence by undergoing recertification every five years. Additional certifications are now available for Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioners (CHMPs) and the Hazardous Materials Manager-in-Training (HMMT).

See the Institute’s web site for more information: