ERIC Number: ED159348
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Fire Service Training. LP and Compressed Gas Emergencies.
North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
Part of a series of instructional outlines intended for use in a training program for firemen with no previous formal training, this curriculum guide discusses safety precautions for liquefied petroleum (LP) and compressed gas emergencies. During its twelve hours of instruction it covers (1) terminology; (2) the chemical composition of the gases; (3) domestic tanks; (4) delivery units; (5) motor fuel tanks; (6) cylinder filling and the problems associated with it; and (7) the steps in controlling LP gas fires. The booklet includes handouts diagramming the parts of delivery units, domestic and motor fuel tanks, valves, and fittings. Various references and training aids such as films and equipment are suggested. (ELG)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.