CHCM (Certified Hazard Control Manager) Certification

The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, was established in 1976 as a not-for-profit independent credentialing organization. The Board establishes certification and re-certification requirements for the Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM). The Board operates as an independent professional credentialing organization that is not affiliated with any other membership group, association, or lobbying body. The Board exists solely for the purpose of issuing individual certifications to qualified candidates. Our mission is to 'Upgrade the Profession' by offering real world and practical certifications.


CHCM Background

The CHCM designation, established in 1976, focuses on the importance of using management and hazard control principles to improve the safety and health of various types of organizations. To date more than 3,400 professionals have earned the prestigious CHCM credential. CHCM holders work in various settings including, but not limited, to manufacturing, construction, mining, transportation, healthcare, government, education, consulting, insurance, compliance, risk management, and system safety. Organizations need professional hazard control managers that understand how safety and management principles support accident prevention and loss reduction efforts. CHCM candidates must complete a formal application process and pass a comprehensive 'closed book' exam of 100 to 125 multiple-choice questions.

CHCM Exam Outline