Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

FIRE 150 - Industrial Fire Protection

  • Prerequisite: "C" or higher in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23, OR Placement in ENG 100; Placement in MATH 24/50
  • Recommended Prep: FIRE 100 and FIRE 102

Basic fire protection-prevention course for industry. Includes planning, managing and training for fi re emergencies. Cross-listed as OESM 150. May be taken on a CR/N basis.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of FIRE 150, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the various principles of combustion and fire growth
  • Determine building classification and construction types
  • Explain the relationship between building systems and fire protection
  • Identify appropriate housekeeping requirements for fire protection
  • Describe the pros, cons and application of various fire protection systems
  • Perform a basic fire safety inspection
  • Appropriately determine occupancy classifications and understand unique fire protection needs for various occupancies
  • Describe unique fire protection measures required for hazardous materials
  • Draw a diagram of a structure identifying fire protection and classification types
  • Describe requirements for fire safety under HIOSH rules
  • Read plans and write an inspection report
  • Identify unique fire hazards associated with high-risk processes

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