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Firefighter-Paramedic

FIRE 1150 - HazMat Operational

(Credits: 2)

Course Description:

This course teaches the necessary skills to protect one's self, one's fellow responder, and the public from exposure in a hazardous materials incident. The course meets the requirements of the OSHA 1910.120 for the First Responder Operation level. Students will learn how to recognize and identify the presence of hazardous materials, the proper protective clothing to use, how to decontaminate properly, how to establish an Incident Command System, and the proper standard operating procedures to maintain safety at the incident scene. The course follows chapters 5 and 6 of NFPA 472, “Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Incidents”.

Prerequisite(s):

FIRE1100

Lec/Lab/OJT:

1/1/0

 

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Program Course Listings

Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credits
EMTB 1100 Emergency Medical Tech 4 credits
EMTP 1130 BLS Ambulance Clinical 1 credits
EMTP 1140 Paramedic II 4 credits
EMTP 1144 Paramedic Skills 4 credits
EMTP 1160 Critical Care Clinical 2 credits
EMTP 1170 Support Services Clinical 1 credits
EMTP 1180 ALS Ambulance Clinical 4 credits
EMTP 2202 Paramedic III 4 credits
EMTP 2230 ACLS 1 credits
EMTP 2232 PHTLS 1 credits
EMTP 2240 Emergency Room Clinical 3 credits
EMTP 2250 Acute Care Clinical 3 credits
EMTP 2270 Fire/Paramedic Internship 6 credits
FIRE 1100 Intro to Fire Service 1 credits
FIRE 1102 Firefighter Fitness 2 credits
FIRE 1110 Firefighter Basic 6 credits
FIRE 1120 Firefighter Practical 1 credits
FIRE 1130 Rescue Theory & Practices 1 credits
FIRE 1150 HazMat Operational 2 credits
FIRE 1154 Company Functions 2 credits
FIRE 1160 Technical Rescue I 1 credits
HLTH 2208 Pathophysiology 3 credits
BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Phys I 3 credits
BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Phys II 3 credits
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3 credits
ENGL 2207 Technical Writing 3 credits
MATH 1110 College Algebra 3 credits
TOTAL CREDITS: 72 credits

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