Course Details

Course Information:
Course Name: Identifying Hazardous Material
Credits: 1
Description: This course has been developed to help the Fire Inspector and Investigator in identifying and dealing with hazardous materials. The course includes: * What is hazardous materials? * Identifying and understanding the many different types of Department of Transportation (DOT) Placards. * Understanding commodity and other markings on shipping packages. * Different types of documentation for hazardous material transportation. * NFPA 704 Using and understanding the standard that addresses the health, flammability, instability, and related hazards that are presented by short-term, acute exposure to a material under conditions of fire, spill, or similar emergencies. * Locations and types of Transportation for Hazardous Materials. * Types of storage containers from small bottles to large above ground tanks. * Types of transport vehicles including tanker trucks to railway cars. * Transporting of hazardous material via pipelines. * Clues of possible hazardous material at Fire Incidents. * Potential Criminal or Terrorist Targets * WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System), how to use and understand. * The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) Understanding how it is used. This course will take you approximately 3 hrs. to complete.
Location: Online
Price: $50