Hazardous Materials Society

Member Benefits at HMS

All IHMM certificants receive automatic Membership to HMS and enjoy access to career development opportunities, peer networking, and more. 

Your membership includes a monthly newsletter keeping you up to date on HMS news and events, certification maintenance, and ways you can be involved in your community of practice.

Not receiving the HMS MEMBER NEWS? Contact memserv@hasmatsociety.org   


HMS’ Education and Training site contains more than 14,000 programs that support IHMM’s credentialed professionals. Those who want to prepare for exams as well as earn CMPs toward recertification and professional development can come to one place and find many choices of programs.


Your career, even how you conduct yourself in your present job, is enhanced by those in our communities of practice with whom you share common problems, aspirations and a desire to grow. HMS has the strongest professional network program in our industry, available to every IHMM certificant with an account in MYIHMM. Your login and password access to HMS’ Higher Logic networking platform is the same as your user/pass on MYIHMM.

Here, HMS members will find a community for every committee as well as communities for Students, Women, Seniors, Youth, Government Employees, Consultants, Academia, and International Members.

HMS has a strong mentoring program in Collaboration, providing seasoned professionals the opportunity to guide the careers of students and those new to the communities of practice.


With more than 27,000 people – here is where HMS leverages our numbers for member’s benefit. There is strength and value in numbers and that translates into lower costs for you for many of the things you purchase and rely upon. Check out the member savings on insurance programs, promotions and discounts.


HMS partners with and supports several conferences and trade shows. Here is where you can find the latest information on those activities for your networking, professional development and CMP earning potential.


The HMS scholarship award is given annually to undergraduate and graduate students whose academic program and research studies have the potential to address the most serious issues in handling hazardous materials, dangerous goods, environmental issues, health & safety challenges. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in accredited U.S. academic institution


We invite our participating companies to post their available employment opportunities here. There is no charge for this service. HMS is where we can help certificants find their next job opportunity.


HMS is privileged to have the support of outstanding industry leaders from education and training to member services. We thank these companies for their support of HMS’ work supporting our communities of practice. Join us today!


HMS looks forward to recognizing the achievements of its members in every way possible.