Safety Program Operations R0154

Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in fire science, fire administration or risk management.
CEU’s 4.4
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus PDF 28.27 MB,

Training Specialist

Wayne Yoder

Upcoming offerings

December 4 - 9, 2016 | May 7 - 12, 2017 | View more

Course description

This six-day course provides knowledge and practice in the context of current issues to develop strategies of risk management associated with the provision of firefighting and Emergency Medical Services to reduce firefighter fatalities and injuries. With a focus on using the risk management model in the health and safety aspects of emergency services operations, current regulations, standards, policies and responsibilities for program management, day-to-day operations, and incident safety will be addressed.

Selection criteria

Company-level officers, chief officers, and supervisors who have department-level health and safety responsibilities (such as program planning and implementation) and who may serve as an Incident Safety Officer or department Health and Safety Officer.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Recommended prerequisites: “Incident Safety Officer” (F/W0729) and “Health and Safety Officer” (F/W0730).

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
Apply December 4 - 9, 2016 Apply by 6/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 7 - 12, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
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