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Course Description

Provides students specific focus on operations within an Incident Command System as a Safety Officer. Topics include safety officer effectiveness, analysis techniques, safety messages, briefings and reports, and high hazard operations. PREREQUISITE: Firefighter I or Equivalent

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the need for an incident safety officer in empirical and image terms.
  • Discuss the history of the fire department safety officer.
  • Discuss the relationship of risk taking to incident benchmarks.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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