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Health and Safety Officer

FST 308

Health and Safety Officer

FST 308

Course Description

Examines the role of the Health and Safety Officer in policy and procedure issues that affect the health and safety of emergency responders; emphasizes risk analysis, wellness, program management, and other occupational safety issues. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Identify and analyze health and safety aspects that affect emergency responder in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Objectives:

  • Identify functions of the Health and Safety Officer and the Incident Safety Officer
  • Compare standard operating procedures to laws, standards, and regulations
  • Describe risk management planning of the Health and Safety Officer
  • Explain the components of a health maintenance program and developing a comprehensive wellness program
  • Explain the process of evaluating and analyzing information from non-emergency and emergency incidents