ESM 335 - Safety Management3 Cr. Hrs.
This course provides basic concepts of risk management, occupational health, occupational safety, and force protection and their relationship to emergency services organizations. Some major course topics include classic risk management, pre-incident planning, incident scene safety, post incident analysis, and threat recognition and avoidance. This course will:
Describe the responder’s role in safety;
Discuss safety concepts in emergency and non-emergency situations;
List and explain regulations, codes, laws, standards and procedures related to safety;
Describe the role of both the Health and Safety Officer and the Incident Safety Officer;
Develop students’ ability to assess (or “read”) risks and threats within all phases of incident management operations;
Develop students’ ability to prepare a post incident analysis report; and,
Describe individual and group force protection methods and practices.
Prerequisite(s): ESM 315
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