2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 3303 - Process and Transportation Hazards


Prerequisite: FIRE 2201  or permission of department chair. This course provides an overview of the types and properties of hazardous materials as well as their modes and method of transportation, storage, and use. Types and hazards of various containers used to ship and store hazardous materials will be discussed as well as methods used to identify and classify the materials. Laws and standards affecting planning and response in communities will also be discussed. The course will be presented based upon the eight-step process for dealing with hazardous material incidents. 3 credits