Safety Program Operations R0822

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 PDF, PDF,

Training Specialist

Michael Stern

Upcoming offerings

May 14 - 19, 2017 | September 9 - 14, 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 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 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 at 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
May 14 - 19, 2017 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 9 - 14, 2018 Apply on 10/15/2017 - 12/15/2017 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
Comments [Will help to] start a health and wellness program...Will implement a risk management program. Will implement an ISO training program...The input/material will help me greatly with my updating of my department's SOG's. I noted at least 20 different topics that I will address when I get home.