Health and Safety Program Manager W0722

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

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 314KB
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.


ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
November 14 - 15, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator
Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan
November 21 - 22, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Monna Gillespie
Administrative Assistant
North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal

Kim Williams
Deputy Director
North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal

Course coordination plan
June 26 - 27, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jack Smith
Ohio Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
July 10 - 11, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Tina M. Ahlborg
Clerk Secretary
Rhode Island State Fire Training Academy

Mark A. St. Pierre
Rhode Island State Fire Training Academy

Course coordination plan