May 27, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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FST 105W - Hazardous Materials/Emergency Responder

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

A comprehensive study of the physical, chemical, and toxicological characteristics of hazardous materials needed to safely and productively address emergency situations that can occur with these substances.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and selected skills needed to perform effectively as emergency responder to a hazardous materials incident.
    1. Describe the physical, chemical, and toxicolical properties of hazardous materials
    2. Apply NFPA Standard for Professional Competence of responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
    3. Describe physical and chemical properties of compounds
    4. Describe the flammability and combustion process
    5. Identify various hazardous materials resources and computer programs, their use and limitations
    6. Apply selected skills and knowledge to meet the prerequisites for FST 205W  
  2. Perform writing tasks to promote learning.
  3. Write effectively for a specific purpose.
  4. Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.

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