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Hazardous Materials/Emergency Responder

Course NumberFST 105W
Lab Hours0
Lecture Hours45
Course DescriptionA 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. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

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 FST205

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

    Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

      Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.

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