FIRE-111 - Hazardous Materials Awareness

Minimum Credits: 1 Length: 8 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus, Blended Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/FIRE111.pdf

This course complies with the standards set by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 (Awareness) and prepares people who may, in the course of their duties, encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Students learn to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area. The goal of this course is to enable those on the scene of a hazardous materials or WMD incident to apply essential knowledge in a safe and effective manner.