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

Virginia and North Carolina: Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending. All other states: Apply online.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
February 8 - 9, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Todd Dyche
Regional Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Karen Layton
Program Coordinator

Course coordination plan
June 6 - 7, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
PA State Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
July 25 - 26, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jack E Smith
Ohio Fire Academy

Scott Walker
Deputy Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy

Course coordination plan