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Health and Safety Program Manager S1722

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for 2 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
1.2
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in public safety administration.

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for 2 consecutive weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

This 2-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.
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Upcoming offerings

April 19 - 20, 2021

April 22 - 23, 2021

April 28 - 29, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_1722.pdf PDF 85KB
Click above for instructions to download student manual.

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.

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 19 - 20, 2021 Full
April 22 - 23, 2021 Full
April 28 - 29, 2021 Full
May 15 - 16, 2021 Full
May 20 - 21, 2021 Full
Apply June 7 - 8, 2021 Vacancies
Apply June 10 - 11, 2021 Vacancies
Apply June 12 - 13, 2021 Vacancies