Course Description:

The position of the incident safety officer is identified within the incident management system as used within the emergency response community, this position requires a person to have an understanding of emergency operations including but not limited to; fire suppression, emergency medical operations, technical operations, hazardous materials operations and other emergencies that an agency could be called to, understand building construction, fire behavior, fireground operations, fire fighter safety, risk management and development of IAP’s.


Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills evaluation with a "Passing" score. Complete an 80 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher.

Reference List:
NFPA 1521, Standard for Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer, Chapter 5, 2015 Edition
Jones and Bartlett, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, 3rd Edition

Class Notes:

80% attendance and participation is required in order to successfully complete the course and receive the course completion certificate. Pre-tests and Post-tests may be given to assess the knowledge obtained from the course. A pre-course assignment may be given. More Notes »





*If more than one course price is shown, the first price applies to all Louisiana Municipal Fire Departments who are issued a Fire Department ID from the State Fire Marshal's Office and are supported by the 2% Fire Insurance Fund. The second price applies to all non-Louisiana Municipal Fire Departments including state agencies (in-state and out-of-state), out-of-state fire departments, federal agencies, and the private sector, etc.

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