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Health and Safety Program Manager F0722

Training Specialist

Michael Stern

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 2-day course will provide fire and 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.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: PDF 185KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 304KB

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, as well as working knowledge of applicable National Fire Protection Association and Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements and recommendations.

Upcoming offerings

Email or call the official under Contact(s) if you are interested in attending a course.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
January 30 - 31, 2024 Lawrence, Kansas
James Zeeb
Fire Officer Program Manager
Kansas Fire Rescue Training Institute
February 17 - 18, 2024 Janesville, Wisconsin
Shari Jacobson
Education Specialist
Wisconsin Technical College System Office
Angela White
Fire Service Education Director
Wisconsin Technical College System Office
Jim Austad
Wisconsin Society of Emergency Services Instructors
February 24 - 25, 2024 Salem, Oregon
Julie Olsen
Fire Program Manager
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Kayla Ballrot
Certification Supervisor
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Aaron Bielemeier
Regional Training Coordinator
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
March 2 - 3, 2024 Grants, New Mexico
Austin Meuli
Training Operations Manager
New Mexico Firefighters Training Academy
Tomi DeSoto
Deputy Fire Marshal
Cibola County Fire and Emergency Services
July 24 - 25, 2024 Marion, Iowa
Don Minks
Special Program Manager
Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau
Jess Dunn
Bureau Chief
Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau
Kale McBurney
Battalion Chief
City of Marion Fire Department