Firefighting and Officer Safety

ASP530 - 36.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course consists of two National Fire Academy (NFA) courses.

The Incident Safety Officer (ISO) portion of the course provides the skills to function effectively as the Safety Officer at fire department incident operations. The primary focus is developing decision-making skills through the recognition of cues that affect personal safety.

The Firefighter Safety and Survival portion of the course focuses on the most common causes of injuries and deaths to firefighters and the responsibilities of company officers.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Topics

Role if the incident safety officer+Regulations, standards and policies+Record keeping and documentation+Risk Management+Incident considerations: communications and monitoring+Firefighter deaths and injuries+Firefighter health and physical fitness+Safety in training+Station and response preparation+Incident Safety+Survival tips

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    Hours

    • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. – noon

    Course size limit

    • 50 students

    Annual Fire Training School

    Registration

    Annual Schools require that you use the registration form. You can print the Annual School registration form and mail it with a check, or fax it to (979) 847-9304 with an approved/signed Purchase Order. Only Annual School registration forms will be accepted.

    Late fee

    A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.

    Contact Information

    Jeff Rhoads

    Training Director
    Phone: 8668788900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

    Policies

    Annual Fire Training School registration late fee

    A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.

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