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Safety Program Operations R0154

Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Delivery type

6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

Pending (ACE Review): In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire science, fire administration or risk management.

This 6-day course provides knowledge and practice in the context of current issues to develop strategies of risk management associated with the provision of firefighting and emergency medical services to reduce firefighter fatalities and injuries.

With a focus on using the risk management model in the health and safety aspects of emergency services operations, current regulations, standards, policies and responsibilities for program management, day-to-day operations, and incident safety will be addressed.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

* Welcome letter. * Instructions to download student manual. *Pre-course assignment information.: PDF 28.4 MB
Course Syllabus: PDF 139KB

Company-level officers, chief officers and supervisors who have department-level health and safety responsibilities (such as program planning and implementation) and who may serve as an Incident Safety Officer or department Health and Safety Officer.

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Recommended prerequisites: “Incident Safety Officer” (F/W/O0729) and “Health and Safety Program Manager” (F/W/O0722).

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 3 - 8, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 19 - 24, 2024 Apply between 12/15/2023 - 1/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 8 - 13, 2024 Apply between 3/15/2024 - 4/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland