Advanced Hazardous Materials

This course covers the science and strategies related to the proper storage and disposal of hazardous materials and wastes to prevent worker exposure and discharge of pollutants to the environment. A review of the chemistry and industrial hygiene calculations related to chemical reactions, corrosives, flammables, toxic materials and related fire and explosion hazards is included. Assessment and control strategies related to hazardous materials and wastes including exposure limits, routes of entry, incompatibilities and reactivity, and acute and chronic exposures are covered. This course is intended to facilitate the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively make and verbalize justifiable risk-based decisions related to hazardous waste and materials. Prerequisite: SAF-600. (3)

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