FIRE 112   Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : Department approval.

Corequisites: FIRE 113 and FIRE 114 and FIRE 115.

This course prepares the student for the Hazardous Materials Awareness certification through Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute. It provides the didactic and skills needed for state certification in a simulated manner for state certification. The purpose of this course is to develop an emergency response contingency plan to deal with hazardous material or chemical emergencies in compliance with regulations in order to protect human health and the environment as well as to minimize an organization's risk. Students seeking state certification for Hazardous Materials Operations are required to complete FIRE 115.