Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/25
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  • 2 hrs Legal
  • 1 hr Interpersonal
  • 8 hrs Technical
  • 1 hr Skill

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
  • In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in occupational health and safety, fire science, or emergency management (7/14).

American Council on Education (ACE)

The Health and Safety Officer’s role in identifying, evaluating and implementing policy and procedure that affect health and safety aspects for emergency responders will be examined in this course. Risk analysis, wellness issues and other occupational safety issues will be emphasized. Persons attending this course should have a working knowledge of ICS, NFPA and OSHA requirements and recommendations, and authority to set policy for the department on such issues. Students will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of training for this course.