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The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) sets the standard for educational excellence. As a leader in continuing education for safety and health, UTA offers fire safety training and credentialing. UTA's fire safety training provides a safety and health focus for firefighters by combining the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Safety trained firefighters and emergency service personnel can effectively implement safety and health requirements at the fire department and firefighter levels. UTA provides professional education, technical assistance, and support services in fire safety.


FS 860 Applied Fire/Safety Protection & Emergency Analysis

Take your knowledge to the next level! The University of Texas at Arlington Center for Fire/Safety in Conjunction with the OSHA Education Center announces its new Applied Fire/Safety Protection and Emergency Analysis Course. Designed and Instructed by John Erichsen, Fire Chief of the Army (Retired). This 5 day training course is tailored for the Safety Professionals, Safety Risk Managers, Fire and Emergency Services Professionals, Emergency Management, Contractors, and Vendors wishing to expand their knowledge and education in Applied Fire/Safety Protection and Emergency Analysis.
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Life Safety Specialist Training and Certification Program

The Life Safety Certificate provides detailed training to participants on the requirements found in the NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code and other applicable requirements. In this program you will gain the concept, structure, and technical knowledge necessary to apply the NFPA Life Safety Code to everyday issues affecting the fire service, industry, and your community. This training allows participants to identify basic life safety requirements and address those related to specific occupancies. It also maps the relationship to other safety and health requirements such as 29 Code of Federal Regulations 1910 and 1926.
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Fire Safety Specialist Training and Certification Program

As a leader in continuing education for safety and health, UTA provides fire safety training and credentialing. Our Fire Safety Specialist Certification focuses on the safety and health skills and knowledge required to protect firefighters and emergency management service personnel, equipment, and facilities. You will master the 'know how' to analyze, implement, and manage an effective fire department safety and health program. This training integrates NFPA, OSHA, and other applicable standards to improve overall safety in day-to-day activities as well as in emergency situations.
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Fire 1500 Fire Safety & Health Management
(NFPA 1500)

This course outlines the Fire & ES Safety and Health Management System as described in NFPA 1500. It is intended to provide a method to assess a fire department's occupational safety and health management program and the tools necessary to develop the various components of the program including facility inspection, equipment inspection and management system evaluation.

Fire Safety & Health Management
Denver, CO
August 3-7, 2015

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Bloodborne Pathogen Trainer Course

This trainer course is for employers to train their employees on bloodborne pathogens; identification, prevention measures, and how to develop a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Plan using a step-by-step approach.

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SSH shield

Earn your SSH in the Construction or General Industry by completing one (1) required course and three (3) electives. Earn your SSH in Risk Management, Fire & Safety, Disaster Response, Oil & Gas, Port Safety, or Healthcare by completing the required courses and two (2) electives.


Choose from General Industry or Construction. Complete six (6) core courses plus two (2) elective courses. Courses may be completed at the UT Arlington OSHA Education Center or any OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center in the country.


Earn your SHEP by completing coursework in Safety and Health, Environmental, and Risk Management. Completion of your SHEP credential fulfills the prerequisite requirement for the Master Certification programs.

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The Master Certification is our most advanced level of certification with tracks available in Safety and Health, Environmental, and Risk Management.


Certified Life Safety Specialist (CLSS) provides detailed training to participants to develop their knowledge and skills on the NFPA 101- Life Safety Code and OSHA Standards.


Our Fire 1500 certifications builds upon one another from the basic Fire 1500 Safety and Health Operations to the expert Fire 1500 Safety & Health Specialist.


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