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Health And Safety Officer

Health And Safety Officer (NFA)

Course Objective: To examine the health and safety officers’ role in identifying, evaluating, and implementing policy and procedures that affects the safety and health of emergency responders. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand the role of the health and safety officer in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the role of the health and safety officer, the laws, standards, and regulations, health maintenance, accident investigation, and post-incident examination.

Methods of instruction: . Lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, learner presentations/reports and graded individual and group activities throughout the course.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions and complete all required classroom activities.