CE 1002: Health and Safety Officer

About This Course

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. 

HSO Certification


  1. All course materials are included in the course at no additional fee. Back to textbooks
  2. Students can apply for an extension if the course is not completed within the allotted 10-week time frame. If students do not complete all assignments with a 70 percent or higher within 10 weeks and do not apply for the extension, they will be removed from the course. Back to duration