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Handbook on Hazardous Materials Management
Handbook on Hazardous Materials Management Author:H. Tom Carson, PE, CHMM and Doye B. Cox, PE, CHMM The first edition of this publication was actually an internal document developed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. When published in 1986, TVA envisioned the program as a method of protecting the Tennessee River by educating the professionals in the field on unified hazardous materials management. — Six years and over 3,000 Certified Hazardous... more » Materials Managers (CHMM) later, this edition represents the fifth edition. As editors of this work, we want to reinforce certain items which we have stated from the project's inception:
1) This publication can be utilized as a study guide by candidates for the CHMM examination. However, it has not been written to specifically teach the exam.
2) Major portion of the CHMM exam include questions which require experience and maturity of judgement - no one can teach that.
3) As does the CHMM exam, this edition stresses a unified approach to hazardous materials. Specifically, we encourage learning enough about all the various areas of hazardous materials to manage the whole picture. The "one subject" expert can not be expected to understand how it all fits together.« less