Safety Program Operations R0154

Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, three semester hours in fire science, fire administration or risk management.
CEU’s 4.4
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0154.pdf PDF 28.27 MB https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0154.pdf PDF 185KB
Training Specialist

Michael Stern
michael.stern@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1253

Upcoming offerings

January 7 - 12, 2018 | March 11 - 16, 2018 | View more

Course description

This six-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.

Selection criteria

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.

Prerequisites

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/courses/online.html. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Recommended prerequisites: “Incident Safety Officer” (F/W0729) and “Health and Safety Officer” (F/W0730).

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
January 7 - 12, 2018 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 11 - 16, 2018 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
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