Incident Safety Officer
Old Course Code: ISONFA
Instructional Hours: 16.00
ACE Code: ISONFA
Objective: The students will be able to identify and analyze safety concerns as they relate to all-hazards scene evaluation, and communicate recommended solutions to the command authority.
Description: This course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency response situations. A specific focus on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer is a main theme.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to provide the Company Officer with the skills to function effectively as a Safety Officer at emergency incidents.
Major topics covered in the course are the role of the Safety Officer; regulations, standards, and policies, record keeping and documentation; and risk management and communications. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, and a final examination.
ACE Credit Recommendations:
The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Occupational Health and Safety or Fire Science (2/95) (12/99).
NFA Code: H719; Revised H729