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Hazardous Material Operations

Credits: 1
Course Number: 10-503-153

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Course 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)

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  • Fall

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What will I learn?

  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
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