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 the student to determine an initial course of action for emergency responders and understand strategies, tactics, and resource management techniques for handling hazardous materials incidents.

3 hours of lecture per week