Sunday, March 1, 2009

CHMM Overview Course - Environmental Health and Safety Overview - Minneapolis, MN

CHMM Overview Course for the Institute of Hazardous Material Managers (IHMM) Examination
April 22 – April 24, 2009
Bloomington, Minnesota

The North Star Chapter of the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers presents this CHMM Overview Workshop. The Regulatory / CHMM Overview Workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the major environmental, health & safety topics. The course is intended to prepare students to take the IHMM Exam, although it also provides a valuable overview of EHS topics for individuals who do not intend to become Certified Hazardous Material Managers (CHMM).

Course topics include:
  • Federal Environmental Statutes Overview
  • Environmental Liability and Compliance Overview
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Comprehensive Environmental,Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-to-Know Act (SARA Title III - EPCRA)
  • Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
  • Toxicology Overview
  • Geology Overview
  • Radiation Principles for Hazardous Materials Managers
  • Asbestos Overview
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation
  • OSHA Regulatory Overview
  • Incident/Accident Response Overview
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental Considerations in Real Estate/ Due Diligence Assessments
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Waste Analysis Overview
  • Hazardous Waste Treatment Technologies
  • Waste Reduction/Minimization and Pollution Prevention
  • Environmental Compliance Audits and Auditing
  • Motivation of Employees with Respect to Environmental Matters
The full brochure for this workshop is available in .pdf format. Registration is also available online at the ACHMM-NSC web site:

Caltha LLP is pleased to support the North Star Chapter in presenting this valuable training course by providing volunteer instructors.

For further information contact Caltha LLP at
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