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|FIRE 2340 - Hazardous Materials Operations and Command
This course provides students with instruction in the identification of hazardous materials, chemical reactions, and the proper handling of hazardous materials incidents. It includes instruction in the implementation of the appropriate multilevel and interagency Incident Command process required to effectively handle such incidents. The course culminates with case studies and simulated incidents. The course content meets most recommendations of NFPA Standard 472, OSHA 20CFR1920.120 and U.S. EPA 40CFR311, Awareness and Operations levels and selected portions of NFPA Standard 472, Technician and Incident Commander levels. This course is cross-listed as FIRE 2340 Hazardous Materials Operations and Command and EMGT 2340 Hazardous Materials Operations and Command. Students who have taken the course under the alternative course ID should not take this course.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lecture, Online, Telecourse, Teleweb
Education/Human Svc/Public Svc Division
Fire Tech Emer Mgmt FIRE EMGT Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
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