After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to able to apply firefighter safety and health practices following the policies and procedures set forth by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
This course is intended for firefighters who are working towards Firefighting I certification.
There will be a written test upon completion
- Prevention of firefighter injuries
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
- IFSTA Principles of Risk Management
- Safety, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
- Safety in the fire station and on the apparatus
- Training safety
- Emergency scene preparedness, scene safety and scene management
- Personnel accountability
- Basic interior operations techniques
- Emergency escape and rapid intervention
- Physical and chemical changes of matter related to fire
- Modes of combustion, the fire triangle, and the fire tetrahedron
- Difference between heat and temperature
- Sources of heat energy and transmission of heat
- Affects on combustion process and common products of combustion
- Common classifications of fires
- Stages of, and factors that affect, fire development
- Methods used to control and extinguish fire
A “Certificate of Attainment” shall be issued upon successful completion of the course.