Note: we will be following the local/state health officials and CDC guidelines for COVID. We also will be taking student temperatures each day and require that all students attending wear a mask in class. We will be maintaining social distancing in the classroom and we have reduced student class sizes. We will also be implementing additional controls/mitigations to include disinfecting tables and chairs each day to reduce vulnerabilities.
All Emergency Service Members, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Emergency Managers, Firefighters, Company, and Chief Officers. Those who are interested in becoming a line safety officer in “all hazard” environments
- ICS 300: Intermediate ICS
- ICS 100: Intro. to ICS
- ICS 200: Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
- IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction; and
- IS-0800.b, National Response Framework
FEMA L-954 certificate.
The dress is casual but respectful and uniforms are okay as well. Please bring a lab-top with you to class each day. Student materials are on flash drives.
FEMA “all hazard” Certificate will be by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) 8 to 9 weeks after completion of the course.
Course Description: This class is a MUST for all department safety officers, company & chief officers. All firefighters need to be skilled at risk assessment and decision-making in today’s hazardous environments. By attending this class you’ll improve your experience, knowledge, skill sets, and abilities to keep your members safe. Designed to meet the training needs of the Safety Officer position in the incident command system and the requirements of CICCS Qualifications.
SAFETY OFFICER “ALL HAZARD” TOPICS:
- Operate at single and multiple alarm building fires safely
- Risk assessment and decision-making process
- Roles & Responsibility of the I.C. & safety officer supporting the I.A.P.
- Compliance with NFPA 1521
- Tactical Analysis – 215A development and application
- Improving communication skill sets (assertiveness with participation)
- Hazardous materials incident – tanker fire on the freeway (development of the safety plan)
- Fire behavior predictions and NEW WUI tactics & strategy
- Train derailment – “all hazard” simulation classroom exercise
- Safety message development, delivery, and implementation
- CICCS Certification and “all hazard” Task Book – For Line Safety Officer
“DON’T BE THE SAFETY OFFICER WHO DOES NOT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO KNOW AT THE TIME THEY NEED TO KNOW IT”
Very Important: Please bring a lab-top or tablet with a USB port to class with you each day. The student material is on flash-drives, which you’ll receive on the first day of class.
Attendees shall have a FEMA student ID number prior to the start of class!
How do I obtain my FEMA Student Identification (SID) number?
Step 1: To register, go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Step 2: Click on the “Need a FEMA SID” box on the right side of the screen.
Step 3: Follow the instructions and provide the necessary information to create your account.
Step 4: You will receive an email with your SID number. You should save this number in a secure location.