FIRE DEPARTMENT OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Program: Fire Protection
  • Course: Fire Department Occupational Health & Safety
  • Course #: FRPT1060
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course introduces the basic concepts of occupational health and safety as it relates to emergency service organizations. Topics include risk and hazard evaluation and control procedures for emergency service organizations.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify occupational health and safety programs for industry and emergency services
Describe the components of the wellness/fitness plan
Compare the difference between standards and regulations
Explain the components of an accountability system in emergency service operations
Discuss the need for and the process used for post incident analysis

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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