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Incident Safety Officer S0729

Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type

Online - Instructor Led (Live)

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in occupational health and safety, fire science safety, or fire administration.

This online, instructor-led (live) course is presented live via ZOOM for 2 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.

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 2 consecutive weekdays. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

Apply online

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to download the student manual: PDF 186KB

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.