Safety Program Operations (R0822)

Training Specialist

Wayne Yoder
wayne.yoder@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1090

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Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety

This 6-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 EMS 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), who may serve as an Incident Safety Officer. In addition, prospective students must meet the "VIP Program Eligibility" as described on the VIP Web Page.
Delivery Type 6-Day On-Campus
Prerequisites ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training. Recommended Prerequisite: NFA's Incident Safety Officer (F/W729) and Health & Safety Officer (F/W730).
ACE Recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire administration or risk management.
CEU's 4.4
Post-Course Requirements None.
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, 28.3MB http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0822.pdf (28.3MB, PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments [Will help to] start a health and wellness program...Will implement a risk management program. Will implement an ISO training program...The input/material will help me greatly with my updating of my department's SOG's. I noted at least 20 different topics that I will address when I get home.

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
Apply Apply » September 14 - 19, 2014 Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
February 8 - 13, 2015 Application Period Closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 13 - 18, 2015 Apply on 10/15/2014 - 12/15/2014 Emmitsburg, Maryland