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OHSM 3311 - Interactions of Hazardous Materials


CIP Code: 15.0701
Credit(s): 3
An examination of how managers plan for and address hazardous material incidents and emergencies within an organization. Analysis of escalated incidents and emergency events to determine recovery steps for contingency planning. Students will discuss the federal laws that affect the contents and labeling of household and other products; employ figures within the textbook to describe the general practices recommended for EH&S professionals when they encounter a hazardous materials incident involving the major categories discussed within each unit; illustrate an understanding of basic DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations from identification, classification, labeling, marking, transporting, and emergency response; illustrate the importance of chemical factors in corrosive materials, water-reactive substances, toxic substances, oxidizers, organic compounds and polymeric materials; summarize the importance of chemical factors in handling, storage and use of explosive materials and radioactive materials.

Faculty Consent: Y