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 New Mexico Society of Hazardous Materials Managers
PO Box 40635 • Albuquerque, NM 87196 •

The New Mexico Society of Hazardous Materials Managers (NMSHMM),
AKA Roadrunner Chapter of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP),
and Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler)
Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler)


Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course - EHMM
(Monday-Thursday, October 7-10, 2019)

For Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and
Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner (CHMP) exams

For more information, email

Also available:
CHMM/CHMP 1-Day Recertification (8 CMPs)
Webinar Options for Remote Attendance

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Albuqerque International Balloon Fiesta 2019 - October 5-13
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Dates and Location:

Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course - EHMM
(formerly the ACHMM National Overview Course)
Monday-Thursday, October 7-10, 2019

The course will be held at
Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler)
8519 Jefferson Street NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
(near the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta)

Registration Fees (per person or copy):

Full 4-Day EHMM Course: $525 per person (36 CMPs offered - group rate $475 for 3 or more attendees)
Audit Rate: $325 (for students and individuals who have previously attended a NMSHMM-sponsored course. No hard copy of presentation slides will be provided at the Audit Rate.)
1-Day CHMM/CHMP Recertification:
$160 per person (8 CMPs offered - group rate $145 for 3 or more attendees)

Registration and Payment Options:

  • Registration is closed for the 2019 course

Course Description:

Exam Preparation: The EHMM course is an excellent way to prepare for the CHMM and CHMP exams. Visit the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) website for more information: www.ihmm.org. This is an economical and effective way for environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professionals to strengthen their professional knowledge and credentials.

Instructors: Course offers ~18 instructors and local experts for each of the rubric areas. Instructors are selected based on subject matter expertise and excellent feedback from previous students.

Reference Materials: A hard copy of the EHMM Course presentation slides is included in the cost of the full course. Discounted copies of the AHMP Hazardous Materials Desk Reference, 3rd Edition (electronic or print) can be purchased from AHMP directly. Contact Amy Winter directly at or (240) 404-6483 to order; please have your course registration receipt handy.

Lunch and Refreshments: Snacks, refreshments, and coffee will be provided. Lunch will be provided Monday, October 7, 2019 only. Lunch will be on your own the remainder of the course (list of local restaurants will be provided).

Questions: Potential students with questions or who require special accommodations should email or call Kelsey Forde at (505) 967-8917.


Course Topics:

This 4-day course offers a complete review of environmental laws and regulations, as well as a basic review of safety and health principles. This is a quick and economical way to master the basics in environmental, health, and safety. The course uses the AHMP training materials.

Course topics include:

  • Chemical and Physical Properties of Hazardous Materials
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Toxicological Principles and Groundwater Contamination
  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Requirements
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental Laws and Regulations
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Management Systems
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

EHMM Course Schedule:

2019 SCHEDULE COMING SOON! View the 2018 Course Schedule

CHMM and CHMP Exams:

The CHMM and CHMP exams are offered by the IHMM through about 200 testing centers in the United States. For more information about how to apply for the CHMM or CHMP credential and register for the exam, including registration and exam fees, visit the IHMM website at www.ihmm.org. Contact IHMM by email at or by phone at (301) 984-8969.

Back by popular demand, IHMM/NMSHMM will offer an optional proctored CHMM/CHMP exam on site Friday, October 11, 2019. Students must be accepted by IHMM to sit for the exam by no later than October 1, 2019 to elect to participate. Students must notify NMSHMM of their intent to sit for the optional IHMM proctored exam.


EHMM Course Certification Points:

36 CMPs for entire EHMM course from IHMM
8 CMPs for 1-Day Refresher from IHMM
3.2 CEUs per International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) guidelines

To view and/or print the complete course brochure, please click here.