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Designed For

All Firefighters, Company and Chief Officers. Those who are interested in becoming a line safety officer in “all hazard” environments

Prerequisites

None

Certification

FEMA L-954 “all hazard” & SFT Certificates

Course Details

Dress is casual, but respectful and uniforms are okay as well.  Please bring a lap-top with you to class each day.  Student materials are on flash drives.

Course Description

Both FEMA “all hazard” & California State Fire Training Certificates will be offered at the 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, threat identification, reduce vulnerability through controls/mitigations to prevent consequences
  • Roles & Responsibility of the I.C. & safety officer developing the I.A.P.
  • Compliance with NFPA 1521 (job performance requirements) 
  • Tactical Analysis – 215A development –  implementation – briefing with 215 operational planning worksheet
  • Improving communication skill sets (assertiveness with participation)
  • Hazardous materials incident – tanker fire on freeway (development of the safety plan ASO)
  • Fire behavior predictions and NEW WUI tactics & strategy 
  • Train derailment – “all hazard” simulation classroom exercise (US&R, Hazmat, multi-agency, etc.)
  • Safety message ICS 208 development, delivery and implementation
  • CICCS Certification and 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 laptop 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 there 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.

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