IHMM attends conferences and participates in tradeshows to provide technical and promotional materials in an effort to promote and expand the endorsements of IHMM credentials. Furthermore, within IHMM’s mission is to advocate and position credentials offered by IHMM within public and private sector organizations.
The Dangerous Goods Trainers Association Conference was held from 3-5 April with 45 attendees. The conference program included presentations from dangerous goods regulators from the Swedish, British and Danish transportation agencies. Further, there were presentations from principals working at the International Civil Aviation Organization and the International Air Transport Association. IHMM gave a presentation on the Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP) credential and the benefits this certification has for stakeholders and professionals alike. This presentation also covered: best practices for accredited credentials, aspects of IHMM accreditation and the organization’s international recognition, and plans to implement and deliver the CDGP credential.
IHMM also attended the Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA) 2013 Annual Forum held from 22-25 April, and met with regulators from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and other professionals and delivered to conference attendees the CDGP presentation described above.