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Hazardous Materials Management - RHCMM Certification
RHCMM -- Registered Hazardous and Chemical Materials Manager credential is a special management level of certification. An exam is mandatory. RHCMMs should possess the skills and knowledge to coordinate and manage major hazardous material/waste projects and programs, including Brownfields. This certification is somewhat similar to the CHMM credential offered by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM), but seeks a greater depth of knowledge through the use of reference materials during the examination. It requires knowledge of the major federal environmental and regulations, industrial hygiene, transportation of toxic/hazardous materials and wastes, design and operation of environmental control devices and systems, ground/drinking and surface waters, radiation, OSHA standards, ISO 14001 environmental management systems, Phase I, II, III assessments, indoor air quality issues including molds, and chemistry.
Education: Bachelor's degree in environmentally related discipline. This includes physical, biological and health sciences; engineering and environmental majors. 3 years of acceptable environmental work experience may be substituted for each year of an academic degree program.
Work Experience: Five (5) years work directly related to environmental engineering, health, science or management.
Exam Requirement: 4-hour timed multiple choice, open book exam. The RHCMM exam establishes an individual’s knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance - 32%; program management related to pollution prevention, emergency preparedness and response, health & safety, training, documentation, risk management and legal considerations, site management, SPCC, hazardous materials/waste management plan, OPA 90, National Contingency Plan, USTs/ASTs, ASTM E1527 and #1528, ISO 14000 - 33%; chemistry, biology/ecology, toxicology, geology/hydrogeology -15%; technology as related to monitoring, abatement systems, remediation methods, information management systems - 15%; professional practice as related to ethics, legal obligations, personal liability and public relations - 5%.
Application/exam fee: $300
Recertification fee: $95
Re-Take Examination fee: $100
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