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Course Title: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
Course ID: FIRE 118

This course is based on the National Fire Protection Association 1072, “”Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications,”” 2017 Edition and 29 CFR 1910-120(g). Course covers both awareness level and operations level hazardous materials training based on a combination of practical skills assessment and course work to prepare students for certification through the Missouri State Fire Marshall, Division of Fire Safety. Students learn to recognize and size up any incident involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction and understand the firefighter’s role within the response plan. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall

Prerequisites: READ 02 or Reading placement of ENGL 111

Corequisites: None

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Main Campus
2080 Three Rivers Blvd., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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