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Incident Safety Officer S0729

This online-instructor led (live) course is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern). Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan

Delivery type
Online - Instructor Led (Live)
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in occupational health and safety, fire science safety, or fire administration.

This 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses. A specific focus on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer is a main theme. Response to all-hazards types of situations will be emphasized.

This online-instructor led (live) delivery is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

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Upcoming offerings

July 28 - 29, 2022

August 1 - 2, 2022

August 15 - 16, 2022

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 186KB
Click the link above for instructions to download the student manual.

Selection criteria

Individuals who have a Safety Officer responsibility at emergency operation situations. Individuals attending this course should have a working knowledge of: 

  • ICS as taught by the National Fire Academy.
  • Building construction principles.
  • Hazardous materials management.
  • Applicable National Fire Protection Association guidelines.
  • Federal regulations.


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

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 28 - 29, 2022
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern)
Apply August 1 - 2, 2022
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Eastern)
Immediate vacancy
Apply August 15 - 16, 2022
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Eastern)
Apply August 25 - 26, 2022
8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Eastern)
Apply August 29 - 30, 2022
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Eastern)