This course meets the training needs of the Safety Officer operating on a Type 2 Incident Management Team. It is presented in a lecture/discussion format and supplemented with group exercises.
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400, IS-700b and IS-800c, level courses and who have been identified to fill the Safety Officer or Assistant Safety Officer positions on an Incident Management Team.
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
Arrive at the incident, properly equipped, gather information to assess the assignment, and begin initial planning activities of a Safety Officer
Identify, prioritize, and mitigate hazards and risks on the incident
Plan, staff, and manage the safety organization to meet the needs of the incident
Coordinate and plan with the command and general staff to assist in safely accomplishing the overall incident objectives
Ensure that the preparation of special reports for the final incident package and incident close out with agency administrator is completed
In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at: