Regional Alliance for Firefighter Training

Health and Safety Officer

2 Day Academy

This in-depth, fast-paced course focuses on the knowledge and experience elements required of an effective HSO. It gives participants the opportunity for situational exercises and scenario practice. The HSO Academy is an excellent tool to help participants prepare for the FDSOA HSO Certification Exam. The course is ideal for any fire officer newly appointed as a Safety Officer or likely to fill the Safety Officer role.

Recommended Text - Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 5th Edition by James S. Angle
(Available for $99.99 when you register for an Academy)


Course Highlights

  • Intro to Emergency Services Occupational Safety & Health
  • Risk Management
  • Pre-Incident Safety Considerations
  • Safety & the Emergency Scene
  • Post-Incident Stress Management
  • Personnel Roles & Responsibilities
  • Safety Program Development and Evaluation
  • Information Management for Safety Officers

Health and Safety Officer Certification

Students wishing to be certified through the Fire Department Safety Officers Association can find more information by clicking the button below.