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    2023 FDSOA Health and Safety Conference
    Scholarship Application

    January 15-18, 2023
    TradeWinds Island Grand Resort • St. Pete Beach, Florida

    Application Deadline • October 14, 2022
    Award Notification via Email • October 21, 2022

    APPLICATION CRITERIA

    • Current uniformed member of a fire department or other emergency services organization
    • Two years of emergency response experience
    • Have never attended an FDSOA Health and Safety Conference in the past (or within the past 5 years)
    • Must have department approval for attendance if selected (letter must accompany application)


    SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDES

    • Registration for the 2023 FDSOA Health and Safety Conference and one pre-con seminar (optional)
    • Airfare or mileage expenses (actual cost based on lowest advanced purchased coach fare or Federal mileage rate)
    • Up to 5 nights hotel lodging (reservations to be made through FDSOA)
    • Expenses to and from the conference center and airport (if needed)
    • One year FDSOA membership


    You will need to upload the following files in PDF format to complete the application:
    • One page resume of the applicant.
    • Statement of reason for application and financial need.
    • Approval letter from your department.

    APLLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP HERE!

    Deadline for Submission
    Oct 14, 2022, 5:00pm Eastern

    • 09/26/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 09/27/2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • Columbus, OH


    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    Sept 26-27, 2022
    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    Columbus, OH

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson ($99.50)
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*

    Go to Firehouse Expo website for  registration

    FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
    Columbus, Ohio

    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 09/26/2022
    • 8:00 AM (PDT)
    • 09/27/2022
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • San Diego, California
    • 20
    Register

                 

    San Diego, CA
    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    September 26-27, 2022

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered end of day two.

    Class Location:  TORREY PINES CHURCH

    Address:   8320 La Jolla Scenic Dr N.  La Jolla Ca 92037


    $495.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership and Pro Board Certification test included!

    Recommended Text Book
    Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 5th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    UTC (University Town Center) or La Jolla area

    Airport Suggestion:

            San Diego International Airport

    Onsite Contact:

    David Picone
    Battalion Chief Health and Safety
    City of San Diego
    Fire-Rescue Department

    T (619) 533-4466
    C (619) 792-9634

    DPicone@sandiego.gov


    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Intro to Emergency Services Occupational Safety & Health
    • Risk Management
    • Pre-Incident Safety Considerations
    • Safety & the Emergency Scene
    • Post Incident Stress Management
    • Personnel Roles & Responsibilities
    • Safety Program Development and Evaluation
    • Information Management for Safety Officers
    The HSO Academy is an excellent tool to help participants prepare for the FDSOA HSO Pro Board Certification Exam.
    • 09/28/2022
    • 8:00 AM (PDT)
    • 09/29/2022
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • San Diego, CA
    • 20
    Register
               

    San Diego, CA
    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    September 28-29, 2022
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    $495.00 Per Person
    Includes one year FDSOA membership ($99 value), and Pro Board Certification Exam ($95 value)!

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson ($99.50)
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Location:

    TORREY PINES CHURCH
    8320 La Jolla Scenic Dr N.

    La Jolla Ca 92037
     


    Lodging Suggestion:

    UTC (University Town Center) or La Jolla area

    Airport Suggestion:

            San Diego International Airport

    Onsite Contact:

    David Picone
    Battalion Chief
    Health and Safety
    City of San Diego
    Fire-Rescue Department
    T (619) 533-4466
    C (619) 792-9634

    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 10/04/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10/05/2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hampton, NH
    Register

                       

    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    April 4-5, 2022
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    Hampton Fire Rescue Headquarters

    140 Winnacunnet Rd
    Hampton, NH 03842 

    $495.00 Per Person
    Includes one year FDSOA membership ($99 value), and Pro Board Certification Exam ($95 value)!

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson ($99.50)
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    Lamies Inn
      490 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH 03842
      (630) 926-0330

    Springhill Suites by Marriott - Hampton Portsmouth
      299 Exeter Rd, Hampton, NH 03842•(603) 910-5600

    Airport Suggestion:

    Boston Logan or Manchester NH are about the same distance from Hampton

    Onsite Contact:

    William Paine, Deputy Fire Chief
    Email: wpaine@hamptonfirerescue.com
    Phone: 603-926-3316 

    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 10/17/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10/20/2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • Canadore College
    • 24


    Emergency Vehicle Technician Class
    Level 1
    F1 & F2 Maintenance and Design

    October 17-20, 2022

    CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

    For more information contact:

    Don Kerr
    Canadore College  
    705-474-7600 ext 5671
    donald.kerr@canadorecollege.ca


    F1 Maintenance, Inspection & Testing
    This course covers the maintenance, inspection and testing of Fire Apparatus as described in NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Fire Apparatus.

    F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus
    This course covers the standards for fire apparatus as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, and in NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus.

    PPE Requirement

    Each student must provide their own PPE for each class. The minimum required PPE is listed below.

    • Helmet – Structural/Wildland/Hardhat
    • Eye Protection – Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • Leather Gloves
    • Work Boots (NO running shoes)
    • Long Pants
    • Structural Or Wildland PPE Optional


    • 10/31/2022
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • 11/01/2022
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Red Deer, AB, Canada
    Register


    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    October 31 - November 1, 2022
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    City of Red Deer Emergency Services

    4343 78 street Crescent, Red Deer AB, Canada T4P 3E3


    $495.00 USD Per Person
    Includes one year FDSOA membership ($99 value), and Pro Board Certification Exam ($95 value)!

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson
    *Not included in the academy fee*


    Lodging Suggestion:


    Airport Suggestion:

    Calgary or Edmonton airports (YEG or YYC) both are equidistance to Red Deer

    Onsite Contact:

    Name: Dave Bain
    Email: dave.bain@reddeer.ca
    Phone:403-357-6877


    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 01/08/2023
    • 7:00 AM (MST)
    • 01/10/2023
    • 5:00 PM (MST)
    • Gilbert, AZ
    Register


    FDSOA 2023 Fire Apparatus, Safety and Maintenance Conference

    Fire Fleet Managers and Mechanics

    Dates: Jan 8-10, 2023

    Pre Conference: Jan 8

    Conference: Jan 9-10, 2023

    Gilbert Public Safety Training Facility, Gilbert, Arizona

    6860 S Power Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297

    Full Day Pre-Conference options include:

    • Specification Writing
    • Apparatus Touch, Feel, and (maybe) Drive
    • F-3 Fire Pump and Annual Testing
    • Know Your Foam

    • 01/09/2023
    • 7:00 AM (MST)
    • 01/10/2023
    • 5:00 PM (MST)
    • Gilbert, AZ
    Register


    Vendor and Sponsor Registration

    FDSOA 2023 Fire Apparatus, Safety and Maintenance Conference

    Dates: Jan 9-10, 2023

    Gilbert Public Safety Training Facility, Gilbert, Arizona

    6860 S Power Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297

    Vendor set up, Sunday, Jan 8th, 12pm until 5pm.

    Vendor Take down, Tuesday, Jan 10th, completed by 5pm.

    Vendor Table ONLY (Half of an 8-ft skirted Shared table) – $1,295.00 (USD)

    • Half 8-ft un-skirted table
    • Table intended for literature only (electricity not guaranteed)
    • Attendee list

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    GOLD SPONSOR  $5,500

    Title Sponsorship is the highest level of sponsorship for the entire 2-day Conference, providing the greatest visibility of your brand and the exclusive opportunity to address the attendees during a general session. 

    Title Sponsorship includes:

    • Premier exhibit space, FULL 8’ undraped table
    • Company logo/message included in marketing loop during all general sessions
    • Acknowledgement of your sponsorship on the FDSOA webpage and in all marketing messaging to attendees
    • An opportunity to address the audience and provide a product/marketing update during general session
    • Banner stand (provided by sponsor) placed prominently in the general session area
    • A daily morning acknowledgement in General Session
    • Your marketing materials included in every attendee’s bag (one promotional item in addition to one USB thumb drive or a maximum of five (5) sheets of product information)
    • Attendee list (to be provided prior to, and after conference)
    SILVER SPONSOR $4,250

    Gold Sponsorship includes:

    • Premium exhibit space, FULL 8’ undraped table
    • Acknowledgement of your sponsorship on the FDSOA webpage and in all marketing messaging to attendees
    • Your company logo displayed prominently during general sessions in recognition of your support
    • Banner stand (provided by sponsor) placed prominently in the general session area
    • Your advertising materials included in every attendee’s bag (this can include a brochure, one sheet of product information, or one promotional item)
    • Attendee list (to be provided prior to, and after conference)

    • 01/15/2023
    • 7:30 AM
    • 01/16/2023
    • 4:30 PM
    • St Pete, Florida
               

    St Pete Beach, Florida - Tradewinds Island Grand
    Sunday - Monday, January 15-16, 2022

    Click here for full details and registration

    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    $680.00 (10% early bird discount through Oct 31, 2022)
    Includes one year FDSOA membership ($99 value), and Pro Board Certification Exam ($95 value)!

    Recommended Text Book
    Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
    Revised Third Edition by David W. Dodson ($99.50)
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Location:

    St. Pete Beach, Florida - Tradewinds Island Grand


    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Excellent opportunity to prepare for the Pro Board Incident Safety Officer Certification exam.
    • Up-to-the-minute information on Incident Safety Officer challenges and trends
    • Designed to addresses spirit and intent of NFPA 1521 (2015 ed.), Chapter 5, Incident Safety Officer
    • Provides KSA’s for Reading Buildings, Reading Smoke, Risk Assessment, Hazardous Energy, and Firefighters
    • Preventing firefighter injuries through proactive “Prehab” and “Rehab”
    • Challenges of interacting with the IC on scene
    • The ISO Action Model
    • Video clip review from of actual incidents
    • Group activities and scenario practice
    • 01/15/2023
    • 7:30 AM (PST)
    • 01/16/2023
    • 4:30 PM (PST)
    • St Pete, Florida

          

    St Pete Beach, Florida - Tradewinds Island Grand
    Sunday - Monday, January 15-16, 2022

    Click here for full details and registration

            

    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.

    $680.00 (10% early bird discount through Oct 31, 2022)
    Includes one year FDSOA membership ($99 value), and Pro Board Certification Exam ($95 value)!

    Recommended Text Book
    Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 5th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*



    Academy Features and Benefits

    • Intro to Emergency Services Occupational Safety & Health
    • Risk Management
    • Pre-Incident Safety Considerations
    • Safety & the Emergency Scene
    • Post Incident Stress Management
    • Personnel Roles & Responsibilities
    • Safety Program Development and Evaluation
    • Information Management for Safety Officers
    The HSO Academy is an excellent tool to help participants prepare for the FDSOA HSO Pro Board Certification Exam.

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