Dec 05, 2021  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog
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FIP 230 Chem of Hazardous Mat I (5 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 5
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the evaluation of hazardous materials referenced in NFPA standard 1072. Topics include use of the periodic table, hydrocarbon derivatives, placards and labels, parameters of combustion, and spill and leak mitigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.

Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the relationship between the elements listed in the periodical table and fire.
  2. Develop a response plan for a hazardous materials incident.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.
  4. Describe how NFPA standard 1072 affects operations at an incident.



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