FOP600 – 45.00 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 to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course meets NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, Chapter five “Incident Safety Officer.” Upon completion of this course you are eligible to schedule the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) exam, should you meet the TCFP requirements. Participants are also eligible to apply for certification through State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA).

This course does NOT offer Pro Board certification.

Prerequisites

TCFP Certification Requirements 

Participants interested in pursuing certification through TCFP should review their website for requirements.

SFFMA Certification Requirements

Participants that successfully complete this course, can submit their TEEX certificate of completion, along with SFFMA certification application, to the SFFMA office for processing.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts). It is preferred that participants wear duty uniform or business casual dress. 

Participants Must Provide

  • Textbook: Jones and Bartlett, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (3rd ed)
  • Laptop Computer
  • Flash Drive

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. 

Recommended

Prior Knowledge 

It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.

Topics

  • Safety Officer Role & Safety Concepts
  • Guiding Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Designing an ISO Program
  • Reading Building, Smoke, Risk, Hazardous Energy, & Firefighters
  • Triggers, Traps, and Working with the IC
  • Systemic Approach to the ISO Role
  • The ISO at Structure Fires, Wildland, HazMat Incidents, and Technical Rescue Incidents
  • Post-Incident Responsibilities & Accident Investigations
  • ISO at Training Drills & Events

Suggested Audience

  • Municipal Firefighters and Officers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX’s Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified
Disabilities

Testing Policy – American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Annual Fire Training School Textbook

Fire Department Incident Safety Officer (3rd Ed.) (2016) Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 9781284041958 

Please read ahead of time and bring this book with you to class. 

Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email annualschool@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Robert Barron

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Toll-Free: (979) 847-9302
Email: robert.barron@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu 
  • For out-of-state tuition rates, contact the Fire Officer Program office at Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu  

Policies

TEEX Policies
Participant Handbook

Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

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