Jun 06, 2020  
2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 143 - Hazardous Materials Operations

Introduces firefighting personnel to the growing problem of hazardous materials emergencies. Identifies the capabilities and limitations of the conventional fire department in handling hazardous materials emergencies. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to challenge the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) certification test as “Hazardous Materials-First Responder Operations” provided other prerequisites are met. Prerequisite(s): None.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)