Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

Winchester, VA HSO Academy November 14-15, 2018

Winchester Virginia
8:00am-5:00pm Daily
Testing after class on second day

Class Location:

 Timbrook Public Safety Center 231 E. Piccadilly Street, Winchester VA 22601


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 $85 through FDSOA Shop)

Includes FDSOA Membership and Pro Board Certification Exam
Breakfast and Lunch included

$495 per person


  • 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



Winchester, Virginia HSO Academy - Nov 14-15, 2018

  • After you hit submit, you will be sent a confirmation email with details regarding the required completion of your Affidavit and assigned Skill Sheets.
  • Registration fee is $495 Includes: *2 day class *FDSOA 1 yr Membership *HSO Exam
  • Credit Card Payment Section - all fields must be completed

  • By submitting registration form, and payment information, I accept the conditions for FDSOA Certification concerning the offering of the examination, the reporting of scores, the release of information and the certification and/or re-certification processes and policies. I certify that the information in this application is true, complete and current to the best of my knowledge and is made in good faith. I understand that if any information is later determined to be false, the FDSOA Certification Committee reserves the right to revoke any certification granted because of that false information. I understand that the evaluator(s) at any assigned exam center are authorized to take all action they deem necessary and proper to administer the test securely, fairly and efficiently. I acknowledge that the evaluator(s) may relocate me during or before the examination.
  • Once payment has been made, you will receive an email receipt and any other pertinent information regarding the class.