Applications of Leadership in the Culture of Safety R0388

Curriculum: Managing Officer Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan
301-447-1407

Delivery type
6-day on-campus
Continuing education units
4.3
ACE recommendation
In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in fire science, occupational safety, or risk management.

This six day course will bring together the role of first line supervisor with the responsibility of safety.

Through opportunities to apply knowledge, skills, and abilities of leadership as they are applied to the culture of safety, students will:

  • Critique the current culture of safety.
  • Evaluate the impacts of human dynamics.
  • Apply a risk management plan.

Using an identified safety issue for their agency, each student will develop a safety culture improvement plan to implement in their agency.

This course provides information using instructor facilitated discussion, practical activities, and an individual Safety Culture Improvement Plan project to convey instructional points.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0388.pdf PDF 226KB
Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0388.pdf PDF 144KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

You must meet the criteria for and be enrolled in the NFA's Managing Officer Program.

Prerequisites

You must meet the criteria for and be enrolled in the NFA's Managing Officer Program.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
November 29, 2020 - December 4, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
December 6 - 11, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland
January 17 - 22, 2021 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
January 24 - 29, 2021 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
February 28, 2021 - March 5, 2021 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 7 - 12, 2021 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 16 - 21, 2021 Apply on 10/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 23 - 28, 2021 Apply on 10/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 22 - 27, 2021 Apply on 10/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 29, 2021 - September 3, 2021 Apply on 10/15/2020 - 12/15/2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Student comments

I learned a lot--the topic of safety should be at the forefront of every fire department.