The SAME National Readiness Committee encourages all SAME members to obtain certification, which is formal recognition that an individual has demonstrated proficiency within and a comprehension of a specified body of knowledge at a point in time. It is peer recognition and not registration or licensure.

Certification Sponsoring Organization Contact Information
Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) Assessor Training National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) emaponline.org
Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) iaem.com
Certified Energy Manager The Association Of Energy Engineers aeecenter.org
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Institute of Hazards Materials Management (IHMM) ihmm.org
Certified Infrastructure Preparedness Specialist (CIPS) Office of Infrastructure Preparedness oip-usa.us
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) floods.org/home/default.asp
Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) ifma.org
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) asisonline.org
Multiple Certifications which are available including “Certified Fire Protection Specialist” NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) nicet.org
Certified Health Physicist American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP) hps1.org/aahp
Certified Industrial Hygienist Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists abih.org
Certified Safety Manager
Certified Safety Professional
Board of Certified Safety Professionals bcsp.com
Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STS) certification Council of Certification on Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST) bcsp.org/sts


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