Course Offering

Handling Propane Gas Emergencies
Start Date:05/06/2017
End Date:05/06/2017
Hours:8
Time:1p-4p and 5p-11p
Facility:Chillicothe Fire Dept Training Room
Lodging:none
POST Hrs:
Legal studies:
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Technical studies:8
Skill Development:4
Sponsor(s):Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)
Description:This comprehensive training curriculum was developed by a group of highly qualified propane product and container specialist from the National Propane Gas Association. This course is about how to safely respond to, mitigate and control an emergency incident involving propane or LP-Gas. Students will learn the physical properties and characteristics of propane and how to properly manage an incident scene. Students will become proficient in their tactical responses by participating as teams in live fire approaches of simulated LP-Gas releases. Students will learn relevant safety features of propane storage devices and other considerations of tank designs.

Must be 18 to participate in live burn portions of the class. May still attend lecture portion.