FIRES216 - Hazardous Materials II

This course emphasizes the knowledge required to identify NFPA 472 Operations Level standards for the first responders to hazardous materials incidents. Students set up decontamination procedures for responders to hazardous materials incidents

Credits: 2

Prerequisites: FIRES123, FIRES124, FIRES201, FIRES202, FIRES215

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Explain proper procedures for PPE inspection, storage, testing, and maintenance.
  2. Describe the considerations and limitations of emergency and technical decontamination.
  3. Explain the strategic goal of spill control and confinement.