May 18, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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FST 205W - Hazardous Materials/Emergency Operations

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

A comprehensive study of chemical transportation containers, emergency response equipment, and emergency response procedures needed to safely and productively address emergency situations that can occur with hazardous materials.

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

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate ability needed to perform effectively as emergency responder to a hazardous materials incident.
    1. Describe hazardous materials emergency response under OSHA 1910.120
    2. Apply NFPA Standard for Professional Competence of responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
    3. Be able to preplan for incidents and identification of hazardous materials
    4. Identify D.E.C.I.D.E. decision-making process
    5. Identify various hazardous materials resources and computer programs, their use and limitations
    6. Discuss the requirements for transportation of hazardous materials
    7. Provide selected skills and knowledge to meet the proficiency requirements of technician level
  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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