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This course consists of a 16-hour review of chemistry basics. It is designed to describe how chemical properties affect material behavior from an occupational and environmental standpoint.
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Chemistry for the Non-Chemist Course Outline Cost - $275
I. Introduction
A. What is Chemistry?
B. Relevance to the Workplace
C. What we will be doing
II. Physical Properties As Relate to Chemistry of Hazardous Substances
A. Chemical properties vs. Physical Properties
B. Physical Properties
1. Physical State
2. Density
3. Vapor Density & Vapor Pressure
4. Specific Gravity
5. Boiling Point
6. Flash Point
C. Relationship between Physical State and Chemical Reactivity
1. Solid > Liquid > Vapor > Gas
2. Surface Area
III. Major Classes of Hazardous Substances
A. DOT Classes
B. EPA Classes
C. OSHA Classes
IV. Inorganic vs. Organic Chemistry
A. Why Chemicals are hazards?
B. Early Schemes and the Development of Chemistry
C. Inorganic Hazardous Substances
1. Acids
2. Bases
3. Salts
D. Organic Hazardous Substances
1. What does organic mean?
2. Classes of Hydrocarbons
V. Flammable and Combustible Liquids
A. Definitions of Terms
1. Combustible
2. Combustion
3. Flammable
4. Flashpoint
5. Vapor
6. Volatile
B. Definition of Classes
1. Flammable Liquid
2. Combustible Liquid
VI. Corrosives
A. Characteristics
B. Acids
C. Bases
D. Inorganic and Organic Corrosives
VII. Oxidizers
A. Characteristics
B. Inorganic
C. Organic
VIII. Other
A. Reactives
B. Explosives
IX. Incompatibilities
A. General Trends
B. Examples
X. Storage Requirements
A. Law
B. Common Sense

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