FIRE 105 : Firefighter Safety & Survival

Transcript title

Firefighter Safety Survival



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Course Description

Introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for culture and behavior change through the fire and emergency services. Meets Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education core requirement and is equivalent to National Fire Academy C0281.

Course learning outcomes

1. Explain the national firefighter life safety initiatives.
2. Apply the concepts of risk management and mitigation as they pertains to fire and emergency services, including wildland fire.
3. Describe the need for culture and behavior change within the emergency services relating to safety, incorporating leadership, supervision, accountability, and personal responsibility.

Content outline

  1. History and culture of the fire service
  2. The national context
  3. Health and safety training
  4. Equipment and response
  5. Organizational health and safety profile risk
  6. Management prevention
  7. Sixteen life safety initiatives

Required materials

Textbook required

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