Fire Department Health and Safety Officer

Instructional Hours: 39.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to effectively administer a fire department health and safety program.

Course Description: Major topics covered include the responsibilities of the health and safety officer; safety and health laws; codes, regulations and standards; record keeping and data analysis; standard operating procedures; organizational and operational risk management; safety and health programs; training functions; accident investigation and post-incident analysis; facilities inspection; apparatus, equipment and protective clothing; and reports and recommendations. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, learner presentations and small group learning activities.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final project. This course satisfies the professional certification requirements for Health and Safety Officer.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
MGMT-216-R001-2020 Register Special Programs Section $600.00 Start: 09-30-2019
End: 10-04-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:00 09-10-2019 MFRI Headquarters