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Fire Department Safety Officer: Health and Safety Officer


This course is based on NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications and may lead to Pro Board and IFSAC certifications. The course is intended for the member within a fire department or emergency service organization who performs the functions of a health and safety officer or who serves as an assistant to the Health and Safety Officer.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Laptop with Microsoft Office or equivalent: USB 1gb Thumb Drive

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 265 In-State     $ 510 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness, 3rd Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (IFSAC or Pro Board) Certified Fire Officer I

    Alternative Certification:

    Individuals not certified to the Fire Office I level completing equivalent coursework as approved by the Commission are eligible for alternative certification under the following conditions:

    Alabama state licensed Emergency Medical Technician certified to the EMS or Rescue Officer I level may be certified as EMS Safety Officer I.

    Individuals certified to the EMS or Rescue Officer I level and able to demonstrate particular competence in the area of rescue operations may be certified as Rescue Safety Officer I.

Course Dates

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Monday, January 11, 2021Friday, January 15, 2021Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards & Education Commission -- Time - 8:00:00 AMRegister

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