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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
January 12 - 13, 2022 Cancelled Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Sharlynn M. Montoya
Administrative Services Coordinator
New Mexico Firefighters Training Academy

Jimmy Defillippo
Deputy Chief
Rio Rancho Fire Rescue Department

Course coordination plan
February 19 - 20, 2022 New Kent, Virginia

William MacKay
Training Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

John Fugman
Division Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan
February 19 - 20, 2022 Salem, Oregon

Julie Olsen
Fire Program Manager
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Kayla Ballrot
Fire Certification Supervisor
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training

Course coordination plan
March 15 - 16, 2022 Concord, New Hampshire

Scott Cathy
New Hampshire Fire Academy

Scott Doherty
Bureau Chief
New Hampshire Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
May 14 - 15, 2022 Chilhowie, Virginia

William MacKay
Training Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Michael Parris
Division Chief
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan
July 7 - 8, 2022 Lihue, Hawaii

Gary Lum
Administrative Specialist II
Hawaii State Fire Council

Lloyd Rogers
Administrative Specialist III
Hawaii State Fire Council

Jeremy Cole
Training Captain
Kauai Fire Department

Course coordination plan
September 12 - 13, 2022 Lawrence, Kansas

Joseph Clow
Fire Officer Program Manager
Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute

Course coordination plan