This course will introduce the attendee to occupational safety and health for fire and emergency services and provide the information needed to become the organization’s occupational health & safety professional. The subject matter was developed with an emphasis on identifying and understanding hazard recognition, hazard analysis, hazard control, hazard-based compliance, use of best practices, OSHA hazard control strategies, risk management, and regulatory agencies, such OSHA, NFPA, NIOSH, EPA and DoT. This course will also prepare the attendee to take the Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification exam for the Health & Safety Officer using the 2015 edition of NFPA 1521.
Shadd Whitehead - Fire Chief (ret.), Livonia, MI, Fire Department