This course provides students with basic knowledge and skills to mitigate the effects of a hazardous materials incident/spill on the environment and to the community. Topics include an overview of the laws and standards, resources and planning, nature of hazardous materials incidents, hazard and risk assessment, personal protective equipment, spill/release control, and decontamination. Twenty-two instruction hours, eighteen laboratory hours.
Prerequisite: PST 113 or EMS 113.
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Spring Semester 2014