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Monday, January 10 • 7:30am - 4:30pm
HSO Academy

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HSO Academy
Health and Safety Officer 2-Day Academy
This course is an in-depth, fast paced class that focuses on the knowledge and experience – elements required of an effective HSO. It gives participants the opportunity for situational exercises and scenario practice. The HSO Academy is an excellent tool to help participants prepare for the FDSOA HSO Pro Board Certification Exam. The course is ideal for any fire officer who has been newly appointed as a Safety Officer or is likely to fill the Health and Safety Officer role.
Recommended Text – Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, 4th edition, by James S. Angle
(Available for $90 through FDSOA Shop)
Upon completion of the 16-hour Academy, you are eligible to take the exam for National Certification onsite Tuesday or Wednesday evening, or by using an approved local proctor at a later date. Exam fee included in Academy registration.

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Scott Yurczyk

Seattle FD
I believe attending classes adds tools to the toolbox. However unique, it's just a matter of time when that tool will be necessary and utilized. Always be prepared for the odd situation through constant preparation and study.
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Bruce Varner

Principle, BHVarner&Associates
Bruce H. Varner retired December 30, 2010 as the Fire Chief of Santa Rosa (CA) Fire Department having served in that position since May 2004. Chief Varner began his fire service career with the Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department in 1967, promoting through the ranks to Deputy Chief in 1985... Read More →

Monday January 10, 2022 7:30am - 4:30pm MST
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