Fire Prevention and Protection

This course covers the foundational principles of fire prevention and protection. Topics covered in this course include: chemical, electrical, natural, structural, and mechanical explosion hazards; fundamentals of fire science; fire detection; fire suppression; hazardous materials segregation/separation; and, housekeeping. Written safety and emergency action plans, procedures, work practices and elements of site and facility design will be covered as they relate to fire prevention and protection. Prerequisite: MA-114, MA-128, and PH-201. (3-0-3) *Course offered in 8-week asynchronous online format.

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