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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 (except as noted below). Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan

Delivery type
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.
NOTE:  July 19-20 and August 2-3 offerings will be held 11 a.m. to  7 p.m. EST each day.

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-virtual 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 8 - 9, 2021

July 12 - 13, 2021

July 19 - 20, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 186KB
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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 Train-the-Trainer?
July 8 - 9, 2021 Full
July 12 - 13, 2021 Full
July 19 - 20, 2021 Full
July 26 - 27, 2021 Full
August 2 - 3, 2021 Full
Apply August 9 - 10, 2021 Vacancies
Apply August 16 - 17, 2021 Vacancies
Apply August 23 - 24, 2021 Vacancies
Apply September 9 - 10, 2021 Vacancies
Apply September 13 - 14, 2021 Vacancies
Apply September 20 - 21, 2021 Vacancies
Apply September 27 - 28, 2021 Vacancies