Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions

Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions

  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
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  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

This course is designed for emergency service individuals who work in the field of prevention. Participants learn a basic overview of the three “E’s” of prevention—education, engineering and enforcement. Course content includes: evaluation of the types and levels of community prevention; how injuries, fires and burns can be prevented; strategies and countermeasures to help people understand the injury, fire, or burn event and reduce the loss; and prevention approaches—behavior changes, legislation, and enforcement and engineering.