The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals™ (AHMP), formerly the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Inc. (ACHMM) is a professional association with a membership of more than 3,000 of the nation’s leading experts in environmental, health, safety and security management. AHMP is the only national organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field.
Our members are distributed across 52 chapters in 37 states plus the District of Columbia. In 2006, AHMP established its first international chapter in Bangalore, India.
AHMP is headquartered at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) campus in Bethesda, Md., just outside Washington D.C.
AHMP envisions a world where the natural environment is unburdened by pollution; workers are exposed only to healthy and safe conditions; and hazardous materials are used and transported safely and efficiently. As it has for more than two decades, AHMP works to advance the field of hazardous materials management to make its vision a reality. Its core purpose is to foster a community of professionals and to jointly advocate for the public recognition of the value of the Certified Hazardous Material Manager® (CHMM®) credential and other EHS&S credentials, the standards they represent and the professionals who uphold them.
We support the professionals who properly manage substances that are harmful to human health and the environment, thereby making our world a safer and healthier place to live and work.
To be the recognized global leader and resource for hazardous materials professionals.
To provide opportunities to gain and share knowledge about hazardous materials management, create gathering places (communities) and a voice for professionals with common interests in hazardous materials management and provide management support for smaller communities of hazardous materials professionals.
To achieve its mission, AHMP will work with its chapters, the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) and other professional organizations to link industry, government and academia, establishing its vision for the future.