Illinois Fire Service Institute


Fire Department Incident Safety Officer : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

The goal of this course is to prepare students whom will be designated by an incident commander (IC) as the incident safety officer (ISO). This course will teach students how to monitor the various types of incidents including Fire, EMS, Technical Rescue, and Hazardous Materials scenes, and report to the IC the status of conditions, hazards, and risks present. This course will also cover accident investigation and review procedures as well as how to develop and participate in a post-incident analysis.


  Syllabus - Fire Department Incident Safety Officer_V2May2013.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • fire fighting
  • nfa-endorsed
  • officer


  • Fire Officer I

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.

If you have specific questions about this course contact LEW LAKE

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or LEW LAKE .

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/20/2017

NFA Endorsed

OSFM Certification


NFPA 1521

Upcoming Classes

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kilbourne Sat, Jan 20 2018 -
Sun, Jan 21 2018

Sat, Jan 20 2018 -
Sun, Jan 21 2018

marion Mon, Feb 12 2018 -
Fri, Feb 16 2018

champaign Mon, Feb 19 2018 -
Fri, Feb 23 2018

11 Gerty Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: (217) 333-3800
            (800) 437-5819
Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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