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7529 Legal Issues for the Safety Officer

This 40 hour course will provide information and materials so that the student can identify and use statutes and rules of the Florida Firefighter OSHA, explain the basic legal system and areas that impact the safety officer, be able to conduct an investigation, discuss litigation trends, and explain the consequences of unsafe acts.

6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer

6742 Florida Incident Safety Officer This course will cover both national and Florida specific information relating to an Incident Safety Officer. Topics include: The Safety Officer’s Role; Safety Concepts; Regulations, Codes, Laws, Standards and Procedures; Designing an ISO System; Professional Development; Reading Buildings, Smoke, Risk, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters; Triggers, Traps and Working within ICS; …

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6741 Florida Health and Safety Officer

6741 Florida Health and Safety Officer This course is designed to cover both national and Florida specific information relating to the Health and Safety Officer. Topics include: Introduction to Emergency Services Occupational Safety and Health; Review of Safety-Related Regulations and Standards; Risk Management; Pre-Incident Safety; Safety at Fire Emergencies; Safety at Medical or Rescue Emergencies; …

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1505 Fire Prevention Practices

1505 Fire Prevention Practices The purpose of this course is to place emphasis on fire prevention through inspection, code enforcement, the use of model building and fire prevention codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and political aspects of the fire inspection process.

4807 Courage to be Safe

4807 Courage to be Safe As part of The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Life Safety Initiatives Program Firefighters must have the courage to face a multitude of risks in order to save lives and protect their communities. But a different type of courage is required to stay safe in potentially dangerous situations, avoiding needless risks …

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780 Analytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection

This course examines the tools and techniques of rational decision-making in fire and emergency services agencies, including data collection, statistics, probability, decision analysis, utility modeling, resource allocation, and cost-benefit analysis.  This course meets or exceeds the requirements of NFPA 1021, “Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications,” (2014 Edition), NFPA 1037, “Standard for Professional Qualifications for …

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Worker’s Compensation Rights and Benefits Training

This training will provide an overview and understanding of Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Laws (Chapter 440 Florida Statutes, and others) and their specific application to Florida’s first responders. Topics covered include General Compensation, Cancer, Mental Health/PTSD, and Cardiac (Heart and Lung Bill) provisions of the Florida Statutes. In addition to the informational session, the presenters will …

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2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service

2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service Course Description:  This course will cover various topics including: identifying hazards from assault by fire and gravity; how building construction can influence fire spread, fire confinement or structural collapse; and other life safety issues. This course identifies construction features and their hazards under fire conditions. Note to students: …

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