In-depth study of basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations.
Students will be applying real-world scenarios through various written projects and comprehension exercises. In this course, students should be able to identify occupational health and safety programs for emergency services; analyze federal regulations that impact health and safety programs; describe the considerations for safety while training; and define the components of a wellness / fitness plan.
Angle, J.S. (2016). Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Prerequisites to Take Certification Exam
Applicants shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1521 – 2015 ed. Chapter 4 and be a member of a fire department and Emergency Services Organization with at least 5 years experience.