This two-day course will provide fire, Emergency Medical Services department personnel and other related emergency responders with the aptitudes and abilities necessary to manage the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Program Manager (HSPM) within their respective organizations.
Successful completion of this course will enable participants to:
- Adapt the HSPM roles and responsibilities while applying risk management health and safety concepts within their organization to determine system-wide needs and to develop support to institutionalize opportunities to meet the needs assessment.
- Evaluate and prioritize health and safety related strengths and weaknesses within their organizations.
- Evaluate the environmental barriers affecting the implementation and impact of the organization’s safety and health programs.
- Evaluate and integrate the organization’s and individual’s responsibility to impact health and wellness positively.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Persons attending should have a working knowledge of the Incident Command System.
To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.
TopicsRecognizing the importance of the Health and Safety Program Manager+Risk Evaluation and Prioritization+Internal and external environmental barriers and opportunities+Health and Wellness
Fire and EMS department officers who have been designated by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) as their departments' Safety Officers.
Fire and EMS department members who may be assigned the Health & Safety Program Manager position.
Members of a department's Occupational Safety and Health Committee.
Individuals who have department-level health and safety responsibilities.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)
To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.
To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.
All extension courses are classroom only.