FIRES102 - Firefighter Safety

This course provides a foundation of knowledge regarding the significant risks associated with the fire service and a look at the common causes of injuries and death faced by todays firefighter. This course also provide students information on the various personal protective equipment available to firefighters, and principles of Critical Incident Stress Management

Credits: 4

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Describe safety equipment and clothing used by fire department emergency workers to safely work at emergency scenes.
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of critical incident stressors
  3. List the main types of job-related firefighter fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.