Incident Safety Officer

Incident Safety Officer

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  • Hours: 12
  • Min/Max Students: 15/30
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  • In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in occupational health and safety or fire science (7/14).

American Council on Education (ACE)
  • 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)

The Safety Officer's responsibilities fall into two clear-cut categories: those associated with responding at the incident scene, and those associated with managing the occupational safety and health program of the department. This Incident Safety Officer course focuses on the former. It is an incident-specific, scene-oriented course designed to teach what a Safety Officer at an incident needs to know, using instructor-led discussions, multimedia activities, and group dynamics to convey instructional points.