Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

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This course is designed to prepare students to meet and exceed the specific job functions as identified in NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer. The course covers the fundamental coverage of job functions for successful handling of incidents involving hazardous materials, technical rescue, wildland fire, and other disasters along with the critical skills required to be a proficient Safety Officer, including the processes of reading smoke, anticipating risk, predicting building collapse, and improving firefighter rehabilitation. Successful completion will allow students to sit for Missouri Division of Fire Safety certifcation exam.