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Health and Safety Program Manager F0722

Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in public safety administration.

This two-day course will provide fire, Emergency Medical Services department personnel and other related emergency responders with the aptitudes and abilities necessary to manage the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Program Manager (HSPM) within their respective organizations.

Successful completion of this course will enable participants to:

  • Adapt the HSPM roles and responsibilities while applying risk management health and safety concepts within their organization to determine system-wide needs and to develop support to institutionalize opportunities to meet the needs assessment.
  • Evaluate and prioritize health and safety related strengths and weaknesses within their organizations.
  • Evaluate the environmental barriers affecting the implementation and impact of the organization’s safety and health programs.
  • Evaluate and integrate the organization’s and individual’s responsibility to impact health and wellness positively.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 185KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 304KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

Individuals who have department-level health and safety responsibilities and responsibility for setting policy for the department on such issues.

Individuals attending this course should have working knowledge of the Incident Command System as taught by the National Fire Academy, working knowledge of applicable National Fire Protection Association and Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements and recommendations.



Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
June 12 - 13, 2021 Verona, Virginia

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator

Tom Berry
Division Chief

Course coordination plan
July 13 - 14, 2021 Slidell, Louisiana

Daniel Copeland
Emergency Response Instructor
Louisiana State University Fire & Emergency Training Institute

Katie Elliott
Saint Tammany Fire Dist #1

Course coordination plan
September 11 - 12, 2021 Malvern, Arkansas

James Rubow
Deputy Director
Arkansas Fire Training Academy

Jonathan Farber
Training Officer
Malvern Fire Department

Course coordination plan
September 18 - 19, 2021 Petersburg, Virginia

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator

John Fugman
Division Chief

Course coordination plan