Course Content and Outcome Guide for FP 242
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- Course Number:
- FP 242
- Course Title:
- Flammable Explo & Toxic Mat
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Course DescriptionStudies electrical exotic metal fires and space age fuel fires; how to handle radioactive materials involved in fire, the use of monitoring equipment and personnel safety practices. Prerequisite: FP 123.
Addendum to Course Description
This course is required for an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Fire Protection and fulfills the requirements for the Fire Standards
and Accreditation Board subjects for #25-09. This course is transferable to a degree program in Fire Service Administration at Western
Oregon University or Eastern Oregon University.
Course Activities and Design
The material in this course will be presented in a lecture, demonstration and practical application format. Other instructional methods
including guest speakers, demonstrations, simulations, and presentations may be employed.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
At the beginning of the course, the instructor will discuss the methods used to evaluate student performance and progress and the criteria for
assigning a course grade. A course syllabus will be provided. Assessment methods may include one or more of the following: examinations,
quizzes, simulations, research papers, demonstrations, and classroom participation.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
REQUIRED STUDENT COMPETENCIES:
- Identify common flammable liquids, their properties and emer- gency procedures for incidents involving flammable liquids.
- Describe conditions associated with flammable and combustible gases and liquids that might lead to a BLEVE situation.
- Identify common flammable gases, their properties and emergency procedures for incidents involving flammable gases.
- Identify liquefied and cryogenic gas properties and describe emergency response procedures.
- Identify common flammable solids, their properties and emergency procedures for incidents involving dangerous-when-wet materials.
- Identify common acids, bases, and halogens, their properties and describe emergency response procedures.
- Identify toxicological properties of common products of combustion.
- Identify characteristics, properties, and emergency response procedures to incidents involving explosives, rocket fuel, and radioactive materials.
- Identify characteristics, properties, and emergency response procedures for organic peroxides, plastics, and oxidizers.