Hazardous Material Operations
Course Number: 10-503-153
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)
How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?
This course is associated with the following programs:
What will I learn?
- Describe the basic chemical and physical properties of gases, liquids, and solids.
- Identify the nine U.S. Department of Transportation hazard classes and their respective divisions.
- Demonstrate the utilization of guidebooks, MSDS, and other reference materials to determine an initial course of action.
- Analyze the incident
- Plan the response
- Implement the planned response
- Evaluate the progress