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

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan
301-447-1407

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 science, emergency management or public safety.

This two-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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

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.

Prerequisites

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.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Virginia and North Carolina: Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending. All other states: Apply online.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
November 23 - 24, 2019 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Kim Williams
Deputy Director
NC OSFM
919-647-0088
kim.williams@ncdoi.gov

Course coordination plan
May 30 - 31, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Scott Cathy
Captain
NH Fire Academy
603-223-4223
scott.cathy@dos.nh.gov

Course coordination plan
July 18 - 19, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jimmy VanCleve
Coordinator
KY Fire Commission/State Fire Rescue Training
270-273-3187
jimmy.vancleve@kctcs.edu

Course coordination plan
July 18 - 19, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jorge O. Roque Jr.
PSTI III
Georgia Fire Academy
478-993-4684
jroque@gpstc.org

Course coordination plan
July 18 - 19, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

TJ Richardson
Fire Fighter Training Division Region Supervisor
Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division
517-285-6803
richardsont14@michigan.gov

Dan Hammerberg
Fire Fighter Training Division Region Supervisor
Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division
906-399-4399
hammerbergd@michigan.gov

Jeni Binkley
Secretary
Michigan State Firemen's Association
810-635-9513
office@msfassoc.ne

Course coordination plan

Student comments

It helped me to see where my department has room for improvement and through discussion with other students allowed me to think of ways to make those improvements.