JFT18A: HAZ MAT TECHNICIAN 1A
Designed to provide the students with a basic foundation in chemistry and physics as they relate to hazardous materials incidents. Topics include an overview of chemical and physical properties, chemical structures and formulas, covalent and ionic bonding, different types of chemical compounds, the DOT hazard classes, and the combustion process as it relates to hazardous materials. PREREQUISITE: OSFM approved Hazardous Materials First Responder (Operations Level) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.
- define basic chemistry terminology.
- recognize the chemical and physical properties of various chemicals, and the hazards associated with each.
- identify chemical names, formulas, and structures, and identify hazards based on this information.