One or more offerings for this course have been cancelled. Refer to the Course Schedule below for more information.
This is a 2-day course that will help fire service personnel identify their present fire service safety culture, explain how culture drives safety behavior, identify risk management strategies, and develop a fire service safety culture intervention plan to reduce injury and death to firefighters in their organization. The course content includes National Institute of Occupation Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program reports, organizational change and leadership models, and risk control systems. The learning methods include case studies, problem solving, and strategic and tactical planning that are used in individual, small group, and class activities.
|Selection Criteria||Key fire service personnel in the position of leadership and the Company Officers (COs) who are the agents of change within all types and sizes of fire departments. Attendees should possess effective oral and written communication skills with some experience in public speaking.|
|Delivery Type||2-Day On-Campus|
|ACE Recommendation||In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire administration.|
|Student Pre-Course Materials||None.|
|Student Comments||Required reading for the course: 1) NIOSH Alert: Preventing Deaths and Injuries of Fire Fighters Using Risk Management Principles at Structure Fires (dated July 2010.) http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-153/ 2) Firefighting: Still A Dangerous Occupation! by Dr. Burton Clark and Mr. David Ballard, http://www.firehouse.com/news/10535644/firefighting-still-a-dangerous-occupation 3) FAST/CLOSE/WET by Mr. Alan V. Brunacini http://www.riskinstitute.org/peri/images/file/S908-D2-Brunacini.pdf|
|February 14 - 15, 2015||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|April 11 - 12, 2015||Cancelled||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|July 11 - 12, 2015||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|July 18 - 19, 2015||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|August 22 - 23, 2015||Emmitsburg, Maryland|
|September 19 - 20, 2015||Emmitsburg, Maryland|