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Safety Program Operations N0154

Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan
301-447-1407

Delivery type
6-day off-campus
Continuing education units
4.4
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in fire science, fire administration, or risk management.

This six-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 Emergency Medical 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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_n0154.pdf PDF 29,262KB
Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_n0154.pdf PDF 162KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

Company-level officers, chief officers, and supervisors who have department-level health and safety responsibilities (such as program planning and implementation) and who may serve as an Incident Safety Officer or department Health and Safety Officer.

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.

Recommended prerequisites: “Incident Safety Officer” (F/W0729) and “Health and Safety Program Manager” (F/W0722).

Post-course requirements

None