Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Course Number: 
FSC 2230
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Fire Science (FSC)
Credits 
3.00

This course provides basic fire chemistry relating to the categories of hazardous materials including problems of recognition, reactivity, and the health hazards encountered by firefighters. It also prepares students to determine an initial course of action for emergency responders and understand strategies, tactics, and resource management techniques for handling hazardous materials incidents. Upon successful completion of this course and supplemental field and classroom training.

3 hours of lecture per week