Health and Safety
and Safety section is located at the Ben Clark Training Center and is staffed
by Battalion Chief Scott Bethurum in a dual role over Training and Health &
Safety, assisted by Fire Captain Bob Wood.
The Health & Safety section is responsible for these activities:
safety program management
Incident Safety Officer duties
Administration of the Respiratory Protection Program (RPP)
Injury Illness Protection Program (IIPP)
all Department facility safety inspections with the Riverside County Safety
The Incident review process where a Blue and/or Green Sheet is
The Fire Captains also act as Department/Unit representatives
to numerous State and local committees such as the State SAFECO (Safety)
Committee, the State PPE Committee, the County Vehicle Accident Review Board
(VARB) and participates in Statewide Serious Accident Review Teams (SART).