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Hazardous Material Operations

Course Number: 10-503-153
Credits: 1
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Description: 10-503-153 HAZARDOUS MATERIAL OPERATIONS ...prepares the participant to perform the minimum hazardous material incident operations associated with firefighting functions. Meets operational level competencies referenced in the JPRs in NFPA 1001, 4-1.1. (Corequisites: 10-503-142, Fire Fighting Principles; OR Firefighter I State Certification)
Total Credits: 1

Course Competencies

  1. Describe the basic chemical and physical properties of gases, liquids, and solids.
  2. Identify the nine U.S. Department of Transportation hazard classes and their respective divisions.
  3. Demonstrate the utilization of guidebooks, MSDS, and other reference materials to determine an initial course of action.
  4. Analyze the incident
  5. Plan the response
  6. Implement the planned response
  7. Evaluate the progress

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.