Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Formulate and support an argument that fire prevention and fire protection are essential components of the safety, health and environmental professional’s job role.
2. Formulate plans to control fires by addressing the components of the fire tetrahedron.
3. Assess the level of risk associated with common and special fire and explosion hazards within industrial work organizations.
4. Evaluate facilities and operations to determine appropriate fire prevention and protection measures to prevent, control or extinguish industrial fires.
5. Formulate and write fire safety and emergency response programs.
6. Contrast and compare the various types of fire extinguishing agents used to extinguish fires.7. Properly select and distribute fire extinguishers based upon anticipated fire type and degree of hazard.
8. Formulate control strategies and programs to prevent fires and explosions within industrial work environments.
9. Suggest appropriate processes, programs and strategies to ensure effective emergency egress.
10. Apply life safety codes and standards to protect persons and property in the event of a fire.
11. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter (effective July 1,2013).