Mar 02, 2024  
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog 
    
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FS 207. Hazardous Materials for First Responders


Credits: 3
Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in FS 100 .

This course will enable the student to deal with an incident in a defensive fashion until trained help arrives. The student will learn how to control hazardous materials incidents using basic resources already possessed or are available at the scene and assess the aftermath of a weapon of mass destruction (WMD). The student will learn scene control, site safety, product identification and emergency decontamination procedures. This course covers competencies for the hazardous materials first responder at the Awareness and Operations level as contained in the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard 472.





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