Safety Program Operations R0822

Responder Health and Safety
Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire administration or risk management.
CEU’s 4.4
Student pre-course materials

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

Training Specialist

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

Upcoming offerings

February 8 - 13, 2015 | September 13 - 18, 2015 | View more

Course description

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.

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).

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
February 8 - 13, 2015 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 13 - 18, 2015 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None.
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.
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