RN6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer is one of 2 course's required for the Florida Incident Safety Officer certification and one of 4 courses needed to obtain your Florida Safety Officer Certificate of Competency. It is a 45-hour, open enrollment, self-paced eLearning course and provides 45 CEUâ€™s towards your Florida Fire Inspector and Instructor re-certification.
RN6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer complies with NFPA 1521 and familiarizes students with National and Florida-specific information on the role of an Incident Safety Officer. Subjects covered by the course include:
â€¢ The role of Safety Officer
â€¢ Safety Concepts
â€¢ Codes, Regulations, Laws, Standards and Procedures
â€¢ Designing an ISO System
â€¢ Professional Development
â€¢ Reading Buildings, Smoke, Risk, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
â€¢ Triggers, Traps and Working within ICS
â€¢ Basic Approach to ISO Duties
â€¢ ISO at Structure Fires, Wildland Fires, Haz Mat Incidents and Technical Rescues
â€¢ Post Incident Responsibilities
When you have completed the topics covered by RN 9641 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection you will:
â€¢ Know the history and roles of the incident safety officer.
â€¢ Know about safety concepts and apply theories of risk management in a life situation.
â€¢ Know and be able to recognize regulations, codes, laws and standards applicable to ISO.
â€¢ Be able to devise an ISO system.
â€¢ Be aware of the knowledge, skills, and attitude that go into making a good ISO.
â€¢ Know how to read buildings for signs of collapse and hazards.
â€¢ Know how to identify and signal hostile fire events through smoke patterns
â€¢ Be aware of best practices around approaching risks as it relates to firefighters
â€¢ Understand the significance of situational awareness.
â€¢ Know what hazardous energy is and how it impacts emergency scenes.
â€¢ Know how to read a firefighter and be aware of how important rehab is within the service.
â€¢ Know how to ensure safe behaviors and be aware of the communication tools to achieve this
Required textbook (Not included):
Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, 3rd Edition
Jones & Bartlett (2015)