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Fire Service Safety Culture: Who Protects Firefighters From Firefighters? W0349

Training Specialist


Michael Stern
301-447-1253

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.5

ACE recommendation


In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire administration.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

This 2-day course is designed to assist emergency services personnel in defining and advocating organizational change within the fire service relating to safety.

Topics include:

  • Safety and risk cultures within organizations.
  • Influences on safety culture and risk categories.
  • Concepts, goals, and processes of risk management.

The course incorporates facilitated student-centered methodologies including lecture, small and large group activities, and individual assessments.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0349.pdf PDF 74KB
Course Syllabus: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0349.pdf PDF 134KB

The primary target audience includes anyone in emergency services with an interest in changing culture in his or her organization.

The secondary target audience includes all interested individuals and community people who are responsible for risk management.

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

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
February 25 - 26, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Todd Dyche
Regional Coordinator
MFRI
301-729-0431
tdyche@mfri.org
Jack Beall
Coordinator
MFRI
jbeall@mfri.org
CCP
March 11 - 12, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Jessica Pomainville
Administrative Services Coordinator
Vermont Fire Academy
802-483-2749
jessica.pomainville@vermont.gov
CCP
June 3 - 4, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Jack Smith
Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-644-0523
jack.smith@com.state.oh.us
CCP
July 15 - 16, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Jimmy VanCleve
Coordinator
KY State Fire and Rescue Training
270-273-3187
Jimmy.vancleve@kctcs.edu
Marc Rudder
Director
KY State Fire and Rescue Training
859-256-3189
marc.rudder@kctcs.edu
Jimmy VanCleve
Coordinator
KY State Fire and Rescue Training
270-273-3187
jimmy.vancleve@kctcs.edu
CCP
July 15 - 16, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Dan Hammerberg
Region Coordinator
Bureau of Fire Services
906-399-4399
hammerbergd@michigan.gov
Jenni Binkley
Secretary/Treasurer
Michigan State Firemens Association
810-635-9513
office@msfassoc.net
CCP