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Incident Safety Officer S0729

This online-mediated course is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan
301-447-1407

Delivery type
Online-virtual
Continuing education units
1.6
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 online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM. 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.
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Upcoming offerings

April 12 - 13, 2021

April 15 - 16, 2021

April 19 - 20, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0729.pdf 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.

Prerequisites

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

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
April 12 - 13, 2021 Full
April 15 - 16, 2021 Full
April 19 - 20, 2021 Full
April 22 - 23, 2021 Full
April 26 - 27, 2021 Full
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Apply July 8 - 9, 2021 Vacancies