Emergency Safety Officer Course

Emergency Safety Officer Course

Nov 27, 2017 to Nov 29, 2017, Seattle

This course will familiarize personnel serving as Safety Officers, Assistant Safety Officers, and in other safety-relevant Incident Command System (ICS) roles with physical and psychosocial hazards and stressors that may impact the health and safety of workers and responders at a disaster site. Students will apply their knowledge of safety and incident command in a disaster scenario, and will employ ICS methodology to review and/or develop safety and medical plans, safety messages and a safety analysis of an Incident Action Plans using relevant ICS forms (Form 206 Safety Medical Plans, Form 208 Safety Message, a site safety plan, and Form 215A Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis, respectively). Students will have an opportunity to practice providing input on additional incident planning considerations and related ICS forms developed for the scenario, as would be required in an actual ICS-managed incident . Knowledge and skills developed in this course are intended to augment those acquired from prerequisite and FEMA training, such as FEMA’s E/L 954 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Safety Officer, in order to provide those serving in ICS roles with necessary tools to ensure the safety of workers participating in all phases of an incident response.

To Apply
In order to register for this course, you must first satisfy the prerequisites. Email course completion certificates to stahld2@uw.edu

SCHEDULE:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Monday – Tuesday
8:30 am to 2:30 pm | Wednesday

LOCATION:
Roosevelt Building – University of Washington
4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98105

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