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    • 04/24/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 04/25/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Elizabeth Avenue Fire Company, Somerset NJ

    Elizabeth Avenue Fire Company
    Somerset, New Jersey

    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    April 24-25, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam administered after day two.


    $495.00 Per Person

    One year FDSOA membership included!

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

    Class is FULL
    contact programs@fdsoa.org for wait-list

    Hotel suggestion:

         Homewood suites (101 Pierce Street Somerset, NJ)

         Fairfield Inn & suites (315 Davidson Ave Somerset, NJ)

         Springhill suites (16 Cedar grove lane Somerset, NJ)

    Airport suggestion:

        Newark international

    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
    • 04/27/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 04/30/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Dearborn, MI


    Emergency Vehicle Technician Class
    Level 2
    F3 Fire Pumps and Accessories

    April 27-30, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily


    Dearborn Fire Department

    $625.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Class is FULL
    Contact Programs@fdsoa.org for wait-list


    F-3 Fire Pumps and Accessories
    This course covers the standards as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus. 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


    • 05/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 05/19/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    • 7
    Register


    FDSOA 2021 Virtual Apparatus Conference

    Dates May 18-19, 2021

    Platinum Sponsor $2,500

    • 30 second video played twice throughout conference
    • Up to 2.5 minute video will be played twice throughout conference
    • Logo placement on logo wall
    • Post conference survey results – Survey will include 2 questions submitted by you
    • 7 Sponsorships available

    After successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email with more details.

    Call or email the FDSOA office if you have any questions.
    membership@fdsoa.org      248-880-1864

    • 05/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 05/19/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    • 14
    Register


    FDSOA 2021 Virtual Apparatus Conference

    Dates May 18-19, 2021

    Silver Sponsor $900

    • 30 second video played once each day
    • Logo placement on logo wall
    • Post conference survey results – Survey will include 1 question submitted by you
    • 15 Sponsorships available

    After successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email with more details.

    Call or email the FDSOA office if you have any questions.
    membership@fdsoa.org      248-880-1864

    • 05/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 05/19/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    Register


    FDSOA 2021 Virtual Apparatus Conference

    Dates May 18-19, 2021

    Bronze Sponsor $200

    • Logo placement on logo wall
    • Post conference survey results
    • Unlimited sponsorships available

    After successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email with more details.

    Call or email the FDSOA office if you have any questions.
    membership@fdsoa.org      248-880-1864

    • 06/02/2021
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • 06/03/2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Grapevine, TX
    Register


    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    June 2-3, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered after day two.

    Grapevine Fire Department
    1007 Ira E Woods
    Grapevine, TX  76078

    $495.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    Recommended Text Book
    Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 4th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    Any area hotel in Grapevine

    Airport Suggestion:
    DFW International

    Onsite Contact:
    Name: Jimmy Cox
    Email: jcox@grapevinetexas.gov
    Phone: 817-992-1634



    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.
    • 07/17/2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 07/18/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • South Bend, Indiana
    Register


    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    July 17-18, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered end of day two.

    South Bend Fire Department
    Luther J. Taylor Fire Training Center
    710 East Sample Street
    South Bend, Indiana 46601


    $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, 4th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    • Aloft South Bend
    • Inn at Saint Mary’s
    • Courtyard by Marriott – South Bend downtown
    • DoubleTree South Bend – Downtown
    • Morris Inn – on the campus of Notre Dame
    • Embassy Suites at Notre Dame
    • Hilton Garden Inn South Bend

    Airport Suggestion:

    South Bend International Airport

    Onsite Contact:

    Assistant Chief Brandon Roark
    broark@southbendin.gov
    574-235-9310

    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.
    • 08/26/2021
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • 08/27/2021
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Northwest Fire District, AZ
    Register


    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    August 26-27, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered end of day two.

    Northwest Fire District
    Northwest Fire District Training Center
    5125 W Camino de Fuego
    Tucson, AZ  85743


    $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, 4th Edition by James S. Angle
    *Not included in the academy fee, but available HERE!*


    Lodging Suggestion:

    Click here for list

    Airport Suggestion:

    Tucson International Airport

    Onsite Contact:

    • Name: Kyle Canty
    • Email: kcanty@northwestfire.org
    • Phone: 520.887.1010 ext. 2005 or Cell#: 520.305.6940

    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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