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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular station duty wear for fire field activities
- Office attire for classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
TopicsRole 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 AudienceAll emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
- Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. – noon
Course size limit
Annual Fire Training School
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.
A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.