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RHCMM Examination

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%.

Download the application form, fill in the required details, and email to or send to P.O. Box 2099, Glenview, IL 60025 6099.

  General Application

Your payment details (Credit Card or Check) can be provided in the General Application downloadable PDF given above. The payment section has to be filled with the required information on Method of Payment and details of Credit Card or Check.


Application/exam fee: $300


Recertification fee: $95


Re-Take Examination fee: $100

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