Examinations for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager® (CHMM®), Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner™ (CHMP®), and Certified Dangerous Goods Professional® (CDGP®) credentials will be offered during the conference, proctored by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM).

Exam Dates and Times

CHMM/CHMP Exams: Monday, August 27, 2018, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

CDGP Exam: Monday, August 27, 2018, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Application Deadline

All who are interested in taking the examination should complete the online application no later than August 14, 2018.

Exam Fees

You must pay the following fees in order to sit for the exam at the AHMP conference:

IHMM certification application fee: $175

Examination fee: $360

If you pass the exam, you must pay the first year annual certification maintenance fee to become certified: $160


Current certificants in the final year of their five-year recertification cycle may also sit for the examination to recertify their credential in lieu of completing the recertification application process. Contact recertinfo@ihmm.or for more information about recertification by exam.

Apply for an IHMM certification exam

  • Go to www.ihmm.org and select “MyIHMM Login.”
  • Choose “new customer” and fill out information to create your MyIHMM account, or log into your account if you already have one.
  • Log in to your account.
  • Access the MyIHMM menu on the left side of screen.
  • Choose “Apply for Certification.”
  • Click the “Create an Application” button underneath the credential you wish to apply for.
  • Complete all required elements of the application.
  • When asked where you will be taking the examination, select “Proctored Event” and type “AHMP conference” in the text field.
  • You will be asked to provide the names and email addresses of two individuals who will provide references. When you submit the application, an email will be sent to these two individuals asking them to complete an electronic reference form.
  • You must upload a copy of your transcript or diploma to the application if applying for CHMM.
  • Review your application and check out, including paying the $175 Application Fee.
  • Applications take 5-7 business days for review. You will be notified if you are approved to take the examination. If approved, you will be provided an invoice for the $360 Examination Fee, which must be paid prior to sitting for the exam.

For more information about IHMM credentials, or assistance applying for certification, please contact IHMM at info@ihmm.org or (301) 984-8969.

Pre-Conference Workshops

By attending one of the two 3-day Pre-Conference Workshops, you will gain critical knowledge needed to help prep you for the CHMM or CDGP designation examination.

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Technical Sessions

A conference highlight is the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and earn CEUs at four dozen technical sessions on a wide range of EHS&S topics.

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Special Events

Your National Conference experience will be enhanced by several special events, including an interactive Emergency Response Scenario, fun tours, an awards breakfast honoring your peers, and an AHMP Cyber Chapter cookout.

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