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Summit College

Fire Protection for Business & Industry

Fire Protection for Business & Industry

2230:257
Summer I 1999
Richard L. Bennett MPA
Assistant Professor

Course Description

Industrial fire protection issues including:

* specialized process hazards
* application of OSHA and EPA codes and standards
* hazardous materials mitigation

* Emergency response
* Fire brigade organizations

Text Required

* OSHA INSPECTIONS - PREPARATION AND RESPONSE - Kaletsky, McGraw-Hill 1997

* Optional - Industrial Fire Brigade Training-Incipient Level-IFSTA 1995 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Course Objectives

* Identify specific OSHA standards
* Ohio Fire Codes
* NFPA Standards related to loss prevention, fire protection, and life safety

Awareness of methods used to prepare and train employees for:
** fire brigade assignments
** hazardous materials awareness

* Conduct a hazard assessment
* Develop an emergency action plan for (employee) means of egress
* Community hazardous materials awareness

Importance of:
** proper handling of flammable and combustible liquids in industrial processes

Be familiar with:
** Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) laws impacting the use and storage of hazardous substances in the work place

** employee training requirements

Course Outline

* Week 1: Introduction: Occupational Safety and Health Administration -

NFPA600 Industrial Fire Brigades
OSHA 1910. Sub-part E Means of Egress
Ohio Fire Code
Emergency Planning Project
Confined Space Entry 29CFR 1910.146
1910.1200 Hazard Communication Rule

Michael Day Enterpries
960 Seville Rd. Wadsworth, Ohio 6/23/99
TOUR - Quiz

SARA Title III
Quality Castings, Orville, OH
TOUR - Quiz

General Storage and rack Storage
Ashland, Marathon Oil, Canton OH
TOUR

OSHA 1910.120 sub-part h Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Final Exam and Summer Project Due

References

* David Hoover, Ph.D.
* Previous course syllabus
* Textbooks cited

http://www.mapllc.com
http://www.epa.gov/

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