Fire Department Incident Safety Officer

Instructional Hours: 24.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to function as an incident safety officer.

Course Description: Major topics covered include risk management principles, environmental and physiological hazards, building construction and utility hazards, recognizing critical incident stress, reading smoke, fire development hazards, incident communications, conducting a scene survey, vehicle incident management, incident operations, helicopter landing zones, accident investigation, commercial fire hazards, hazardous materials, technical rescue incidents, and mass casualty incidents. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, learner presentations, small group learning activities, and team-focused practical exercises.

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 partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Incident Safety Officer-Fire Suppression, Incident Safety Officer - Technical Rescue, Incident Safety Officer - Hazardous Materials Operations, and/or Incident Safety Officer.


There are no prerequisites for this course. It is, however, strongly recommended that students have MFRI Fire Officer I (MGMT 201), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Fire Officer I certification prior to taking this course.

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Instructional Hours: 24.00
Wait List
Start Date: 10-14-2020
End Date: 11-11-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 07-07-2020
Registration Close: 09-25-2020
Frederick County Training Center More →

Lecture sessions will be presented on-line through Zoom / Canvas

Registration is Closed
Start Date: 10-17-2020
End Date: 10-31-2020
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Registration Open: 06-11-2020
Registration Close: 09-28-2020
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Please note that the Start date has changed

Start Date: 10-26-2020
End Date: 11-20-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 09-29-2020
Registration Close: 10-19-2020
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center More →

Class via Zoom.

Start Date: 11-05-2020
End Date: 12-03-2020
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration Open: 08-25-2020
Registration Close: 10-16-2020
MFRI Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center More →