Liberal Studies 351
Occupational Safety and Health
This course will provide the student with basic understanding of occupational safety and health in the workplace, as it relates to emergency services. Topics covered include historical perspectives, setting up safety and health programs and looking at risk management as a tool for reducing injuries and line of duty deaths. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to take the NFPA Pro-Board Certification exams for the Incident Safety Officer and Health and Safety Officer, administration by the Fire Department Safety Officer’s Association.
Prerequisite: Lib Stds 209; restricted to FERM major.