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FSMT405 - Fire Safety and Risk Regulation


This course establishes the foundation of history, knowledge, and processes to assist the Risk Manager or Fire Department Safety Officer achieve his or her goal in preventing firefighter injury and death. The Safety Officer is a position mandated in Hazmat and Terrorism/Homeland Defense responses and it is a good idea for all responses to keep the safety of responders in first place as well as the community. The course includes a study of the leading theories and practices associated with risk management and emergency scene safety. This course focuses on citizen and responder fire safety and risk reduction through prevention, response, and recovery phases of fire operations. Topics include risk reduction planning, equipment, communications, and procedure, among others.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, 3rd Ed- the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781284041958
Publication Info: VS-Jones & Bartlett
Author: Dodson, David W.
Unit Cost: $79.51
Electronic ISBN: 9781284107111
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00