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.

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Instructional Hours: 39.00
Registration is Closed.
Start Date: 02-01-2021
End Date: 02-05-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Registration Open: 06-10-2020
Registration Close: 01-12-2021
MFRI Headquarters More →
Coordinated by: Special Programs. For questions contact:
Start Date: 03-09-2021
End Date: 04-19-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays and Wednesdays
Registration Open: 12-02-2020
Registration Close: 02-20-2021
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center More →
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact:
Start Date: 04-06-2021
End Date: 05-18-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Registration Open: 09-22-2020
Registration Close: 03-17-2021
Frederick County Training Center More →
Coordinated by: North Central. For questions contact:

Class will meet 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11 and 5/18