2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FST-120 Hazardous Materials


Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course is based on NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents (current edition). This course focuses on chemical characteristics and reactions related to the storage, transportation and handling of hazardous materials. Emphasis is placed on the handling of hazardous materials emergencies, fire control and containment. Individuals successfully completing this course and meeting the requirements of the Missouri Division of Fire Safety will be eligible for state certification to the Hazardous Materials Operations level by the Division of Fire Safety.