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FST 2230 Principles of Fire & Emergency Services Safety & Survival

Introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavior change throughout the emergency services.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Identify the need for personal and organizational accountability for health and safety and related issues.
  • Define how the concepts of risk management affect strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Define the role of local departments in national research, data collection systems and effective incident investigations.
  • Define and describe the need for cultural and behavioral change within the emergency services.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3