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.
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 AttireFor 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
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.
It is recommended that participants have a working knowledge of basic computer function, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word applications, and computer projection equipment.
TopicsSafety 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
- Municipal Firefighters and Officers
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.