406 - Safety Officer

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The students will be able to identify and analyze health and safety aspects that affect emergency responder safety in emergency and non-emergency situations.

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Major topics covered in the course are the role of the health and safety officer, the laws, standards, and regulations, health maintenance, accident investigation, and post-incident examination. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, case studies, audio/visual material, learner presentations/reports, end of course testing, and graded individual and group activities throughout the course.

The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hour in Occupational Health and Safety, Fire Science, or Emergency Management (2/95) (12/99).

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand the role of the health and safety officer in both the emergency and non-emergency situations.

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