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FF282 - Combustible Dust Fires & Explosions

Overview

Combustible dust fires and explosions is a call that many departments may have not had in their response area yet.  These calls are very low frequency and contain a significant hazard that they are should be prepared for.  This course discusses some of the NFPA and OSHA standards that relate to dust handling and fires in these facilities.  It will also cover some firefighting tactics for handling a fire in a dust collection and storage systems with an emphasis on firefighting efforts not increasing the potential for an explosion.  There is also an emphasis on and best tactics for maintaining firefighter safety during these calls.

Course Code

FF282

Length

4 Hours

Fees

  • $210 flat rate off campus

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

30

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

NA

Course Objectives

Other Notes

Notes

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