Healthcare Environmental Manager Training and Certification (HEM)

Make crucial environmental decisions with certification from the internationally recognized healthcare workforce safety and security program

ECRI Institute's Center for Healthcare Environmental Management (CHEM) certifies safety and security professionals so they can stay up-to-date on the evolving healthcare environment. You can attain HEM certification in-person or through our self-paced online program.

Courses cover best practices in the following areas: Safety from a system perspective, Occupational safety, Accident investigation, Hazard vulnerability analysis, Emergency management, Infection prevention, ergonomics, Laboratory safety, Security and workplace violence, Industrial hygiene, Indoor air quality, Bloodborne pathogens, Waste management

Promote compliance with key regulations in these areas: Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Protection Agency, National Fire Protection Association, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Access the HEM Certification

Continuing Education Credits

Each of the individual modules for classroom and online versions have been approved for California State Nursing Hours.

HEM Recertification

All certified HEMs are required to complete the recertification process every three years.

Host an In-person Program

We're actively seeking healthcare facilities to partner with us in hosting upcoming courses. Contact us today at education@ecri.org.

I am thankful that an organization finally offered a specific Safety Certification and educational opportunity for those of us in the Healthcare Safety career field. I found it to be one of the greatest values in education and certification process available in today’s market.
Eric A. Wagner, HEM, COHC
Sr. Director, Safety and Industrial Hygiene,
Geisinger Health System

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