FIRE-215 - Incident Safety Officer

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 32 hours Prerequisites: NFPA 1001- Fire Fighter 1 & 2 and NFPA 1021- Fire Officer 1 Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/FIRE215.pdf

This course complies with the standards set by Chapter 5 of NFPA 1521 (2015): Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications. To provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the Incident Safety Officer (ISO) during incident operations and training evolutions.

This course is designed for fire and emergency medical services (EMS) responders who may be designated by the Incident Commander (IC) as an ISO while working within an Incident Command System (ICS). These assignments may occur during firefighting, EMS, special operations incidents, and training evolutions.