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Incident Safety Officer W0729

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Responder Health and Safety
Training Specialist

George Morgan

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
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 two-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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

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, and 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

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 30 - 31, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy

Tom Cook
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
August 13 - 14, 2022
National Training Weekend - Open Enrollment
Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 19 - 20, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Monna Gillespie
Administrative Officer l

Course coordination plan
March 18 - 19, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator
VA Department of Fire Programs

Jamey Brads
Training Chief
VA Department of Fire Programs

Course coordination plan
July 15 - 16, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Ike McConnell
Georgia Public Safety Training Center

Jorge Roque
Georgia Public Safety Training Center

Course coordination plan
July 22 - 23, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administration Officer
PA State Fire Academy

Course coordination plan