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Fire Investigation Safety Officer 10.1-4.24 IL


Fire Investigation Safety Officer
Hosted by O'Fallon Fire & Rescue
1215 Taylor Road
O'Fallon, IL  62269
October 1 - 4, 2024
Tuesday – Thursday, 8am – 5pm
Friday, 8am – 1:30pm
28 Hours Tested Training
Class starts at 8am each day

Overview: Whether as a dedicated position at a post-fire investigation or an additional assigned role, this advanced-level fire investigator training course will prepare experienced fire investigators to serve as a safety officer/manager/supervisor at a large or complex fire investigation. The course material includes the latest safety information from a wide variety of sources and incorporates relevant FEMA ICS Safety Officer information. 

Topics covered:
1. The Role of the Fire Investigation Safety Officer: Before, During, and After the Investigation 
2. Hazards and Risk
3. An Overview of Post-fire Scene Health Hazards
4. Building Systems and Construction
5. Safety Hazards, Prevention Methods, and Procedures
6. Responding to Damaged Structures
7. Post-incident Responsibilities
There will be a final group activity where a written safety assessment is prepared, and an oral presentation made.

Prerequisites: Prospective students must have at least three years of fire scene exam experience and have successfully completed 
• A basic fire investigation course of at least 40 tested hours
CFITrainer.net courses
o Electrical Safety
o Fundamentals of Residential Building Construction
o Fire Investigator Scene Safety 
o Site Safety Assessment
• NIMS/ICS 100, 200 and one of the following: 300, 400, 700, 800 
o Some of these can be taken online, see https://training.fema.gov/nims/  for more information
Hazmat operations or similar HAZWOPER training is recommended. 

Students must bring a laptop/tablet for coursework.

Registration Fees: Class limited to 30 Students
IAAI Member - $400.00
Non-Member - $600.00
Debit/Credit Card payments only. If you must use a check or other means please contact iaai-training@firearson.com

Any Questions? iaai-training@firearson.com

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