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