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FF251 Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Overview

The Fire Department Incident Safety Officer program is designed for members within a fire department or emergency service organization who perform the functions of an incident safety officer or who serve as an assistant to the incident safety officer. This course will teach students how to monitor the various types of incidents including Fire, EMS, Technical Rescue, and Hazardous Materials scenes, and report to the IC the status of conditions, hazards, and risks present. This course will also cover accident investigation and review procedures as well as how to develop and participate in a post-incident analysis.

Course Code

FF251

Length

40 Hours

Fees

  • $171 per student on campus
  • $2,500 flat rate off campus

Pre-Requisites

Fire Officer I

Fire Officer I Certification will be needed prior to commission testing

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

24

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • Jones & Bartlett Fire Department Incident Safety Officer 3rd Edition (Mandatory Book)

References

None

Course Objectives

  • Students will be able to discuss the history of the fire department safety officer.
  • Students will be able to describe the relationship between empirical and image factors and the need for an incident safety officer.
  • Students will be able to cite current trends in firefighter injuries and fatalities.

Other Notes

None

Schedule

Click here to see a schedule of available courses.

Register

Click here to register through the Acadis portal.