Course Summary
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2 days (13 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 public safety administration


The course objective is to provide fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department personnel, and other related emergency responders with the aptitudes and abilities necessary to manage the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Program Manager (HSPM) within their respective organizations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • adapt the Health and Safety Program Manager (HSPM) roles and responsibilities while applying risk management health and safety concepts within their organization to determine system-wide needs and to develop support to institutionalize opportunities to meet the needs assessment
  • evaluate and prioritize health and safety related strengths and weaknesses within their organizations
  • evaluate the environmental barriers affecting the implementation and impact of the organization's safety and health programs
  • evaluate and integrate the organization's and individual's responsibility to impact health and wellness positively

General Course Topics:

  • Recognizing the importance of the Health and Safety Program Manager
  • Risk evaluation and prioritization
  • Internal and external environmental barriers and opportunities
  • Health and wellness
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials