Flashcards in Chapter 1- The safety officer role Deck (14)
The fire department safety officer association developed and offered a class titled "preparing the fire ground safety officer". This class split the safety officer role into 2 which titles?
Health safety officer (HSO)
Incident safety officer (ISO)
What functions does the HSO focus on?
Health and safety administration
What functions does the ISO focus on?
What are the ISO functions?
Develop preventive measures
Intervene to prevent harm
Communicate safety messages
Incident action plan review
What are the overlapping functions of the HSO and ISO?
Safety committee participation
HSO requirements, duties, and responsibilities
ISO requirements, duties, and responsibilities
ISO qualifications for fire department ISOs
ISO qualifications for NIMS safety officers
What Act established OSHA and solidified the responsibility of employers to create safe working conditions?
The Williams-Steiger Act of 1970
What is Medic and what does it stand for?
M- Monitor the incident environment and activities
E- Evaluate hazard potentials
D- Develop preventative measures
I- Intervene when a threat exists
C- Communicate urgent and advisory safety messages
Recent data in firefighter LODDs are slowly declining in
Cardiac, Non-incident, and apparatus