Hazardous Materials Society
We believe there is only one Earth; our passion is to serve those who protect it.
To grow a world-class community of environmental, health, transportation and safety professionals and their communities of practice.
To educate, develop, inform and bind together the hazardous materials, dangerous goods, environmental, health and safety professionals’ communities of practice to advance the health and safety of people and our environment.
The six areas, and growing, where HMS focuses its energy for the next year are in the following areas:
- Defending and promoting our private credentials among government and the private sector
- Developing and delivering the highest quality education and training programs serving the hazardous materials | dangerous goods | environment | health & safety communities of practice by engaging the very best programs from around the nation and the world and presenting them in one platform
- Providing the strongest Networking platform in the nation, Higher Logic, that facilitates our communities of practice to be able to collaborate on their professional challenges as well as exchange information and ideas that benefit their future development
- Providing Conferences that provide opportunities for us to gather together around the nation and the world to learn together and enjoy each other’s perspectives on all of our professional challenges, and to enrich our experiences together.
- Providing Affinity programs that leverage our vast numbers and reach into incredible companies around the world to reduce our costs of many of the things we buy.
- Over at IHMM, creating a student level credential that captures the imagination of students pursuing careers in environmental science or engineering, chemistry, biology or geology and getting those students into mentoring and internship programs through our Networking software and building the next great generation of environmental leaders.