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    • 05/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 05/19/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    • 6
    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.
    • 06/08/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Maryland


    Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Maryland

    5 Reads Class

    June 8, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

    $175.00 Per Person

    One year FDSOA membership included!

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

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    Features and Benefits

    Building on the outstanding training programs developed by Dave Dodson, The 5 Reads is a class developed by the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) for Company Officers, Incident Safety Officers and Chief Officers where they can learn to take their ability to Read the 5 Critical Factors at any emergency response to the next level. The class will review and emphasize the significance of The 5 Reads which include:

    • RiskIdentification, Evaluation, Prioritization, Mitigation, and Monitoring
    • BuildingsType, Era, Use, Size, Related Hazards and Predicting Collapse
    • SmokeVolume, Velocity, Density, Color, Influencing Factors, and Predicting Fire Behavior
    • Hazardous EnergyThermal, Mechanical, Wind, Chemical, Electrical, Water
    • FirefightersCapabilities, Mental and Physical Status
    • 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.
    • 09/22/2021
    • 8:00 AM (PDT)
    • 09/23/2021
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • UC Davis, Californina

    West Valley Regional Fire Training Consortium
    UC Davis Alumni Center

    Incident Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    Sept 22-23, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and administered after day two.

    Class Location
    Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, Founders Board Room
    530 Alumni Ln
    Davis, CA 95616


    $495.00 Per Person

    One year FDSOA membership included!

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

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    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
    • 10/19/2021
    • 8:00 AM (PDT)
    • 10/20/2021
    • 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • UC Davis, Davis California


    Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy

    October 19-20, 2021
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily

    Pro Board Certification Exam included and
    administered after day two.

    West Valley Regional Fire Training Consortium
    UC Davis Alumni Center
    530 Alumni Ln
    Davis, CA   95616


    $495.00 Per Person
    One year FDSOA membership included!

    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!*

    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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