2017-2018 Spring Publication 
    
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2017-2018 Spring Publication [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRT 1345 - Hazardous Materials II


3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) In-depth study of mitigation practices and techniques to effectively control hazardous material spills and leaks. Study and prepare those who respond to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents for the purpose of implementing or supporting actions to protect nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release. Response options for operations level responders are generally limited to nonintervention or defensive actions. Meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for Hazardous Materials Operations Level. Prerequisite: Completion of TCFP Basic Firefighter certificate.