Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 150 - Industrial Fire Protection (3)

  • Prerequisite: OESM 101 and OESM 102

Basic fire protection-prevention course for industry. Includes planning, managing and training for fi re emergencies. Cross-listed as FIRE 150. Credit may be received for FIRE 150 or for OESM 150, but not both.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 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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