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FS 117 Hazardous Materials Operation • 0.5 Cr.


Introduces hazardous materials for emergency responders. Students learn basics of identification, recognition, and resource information availability.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • The student will learn the US Department of Transportation system of labeling and placarding for hazardous and restricted materials
  • The student will describe the classifications of hazardous materials as defined by the National Fire Protection Association
  • The student will describe required methods of packaging for all classes of hazardous material
  • The student will describe strategies of evacuation for a variety of haz-mat situations

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000