Health and Safety Officer (Revised) F0730

Responder Health and Safety
Delivery type 2-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Occupational Health and Safety or Fire Science.
CEU’s 1.6
Training Specialist

Wayne Yoder

Course description

This 2-day course examines the Health and Safety Officer's role in identifying, evaluating, and implementing policy and procedures that affect health and safety aspects for emergency responders. Risk analysis, wellness and other occupational safety issues will be the main emphasis of this course.

Selection criteria

Individuals who have department-level health and safety responsibilities. Persons attending this course should have a working knowledge of the Incident Command System, as taught by NFA, applicable NFPA and OSHA requirements and recommendations, and responsibility for setting policy for the department on such issues.


Post-course requirements None.