FIRE-1310 - Hazardous Materials Operations

Prerequisites: ENGL0985 or equivalent placement score; MATH0950 or equivalent placement score; and FIRE1100 or program chair approval. Prepares students as hazardous materials first responders. Includes recognition and identification of hazardous materials, analysis, planning, implementing and evaluating the response to a hazardous materials incident. Addresses requirements of NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents and the United States Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration for Operations Level Responder. Upon successful completion students are eligible to apply for Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations certification through the Nebraska State Fire Marshal. Student certification as meeting the medical requirements of NFPA 1582 as determined by medical evaluation by a physician required prior to participation in physically demanding activities.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
FIRE-Fire Protection Tech
Department
Fire Protection Technology
Credits
6
Prerequisites
  • Take ENGL-0985 MATH-0950 FIRE-1100
Corequisites
None