Become A Member


OHMRA supports individuals who are involved in response to Hazardous Material / CBRNE Incidents, as well as Designated Officers. 

Most members are Emergency First Responders, working at some time in their career for EMS, Fire or Police.  They also may be a Designated Officer (as required by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care)

Additionally, members are welcome from spill response contractor organizations, an industry in-house response team, a hazmat related response training institute, emergency managers and other related fields.

You must also share a common interest in the intent of the OHMRA’s mission statement.

Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement

“To develop and promote hazardous materials responder’s professional competencies and industry best practices, for all emergency services, through education, cooperation, communication and collaboration.”


Membership Types

Voting Members:

Voting members include first responders, front line responders to hazmat & CBRNE incidents & designated officers. Voting members are part of the association as an individual, and not as representation of an organization.

Non-Voting Members:

Non-voting members include hazmat & CBRNE related industry representatives, spill contractors, and industry-in-house responders.
Additionally, Honorary & trial members are non-voting members of the association. (Honorary & trial members are provided at the discretion of the association executive)


Membership Benefits

As a member of OHMRA, some of the benefits you can access include:
We are continually looking for ways in which we can provide support to our members!
Note: Only difference between membership types is the ability to vote on association matters (Voting members only). All other benefits are inclusive of all membership types.

Membership Fees

2023-2024 Annual membership Cost is $30.00 per year.

Your membership will automatically renew each year.

If a member wishes not to renew, email so renewal can be cancelled.

Register to be a member:

Voting Member Registration

Non -Voting Member Registration

Existing Member Login


If you have any questions, please email

We hope you have chosen to join us at OHMRA and look forward to welcoming you to our membership.


Dawn Clinch

President, Ontario Hazardous Materials Responders Association (OHMRA)

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