Annual Fire Refresher (RT 130)
No need to sign up for the refresher. Just show up with a pen or pencil and an IRPG.
MUST BRING: Hardhat, gloves and nomex shirt for the fire shelter deployment exercises.
Contact your local fire manager if you need to acquire any PPE before you come to the class.
Year 2017 Fire Refresher
|30-Apr-2018||Monday||Klamath Community College||0900||TBD|
|10-May-2018||Thursday||Paisley Community Center||0900||TBD|
|20-Jun-2018||Wednesday||Lakeview INteragency Office||0900||TBD|
- BLM/FS/FWS/NPS - Local managers and line officers will personally communicate their expectations of leadership in fire management.
- BLM/FS/FWS/NPS and ODF - Completion of refresher training will be documented including date of training, curriculum and names of participants.
- AVOIDING ENTRAPMENTS
Study the risk management process as identified in the Incident Response Pocket Guide, e.g. LCES, Standard Fire Orders, 18 Watch Outs, Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) direction, Fire Management Plan policies, etc.
- CURRENT ISSUES
Review and discuss identified "hot topics" and "national emphasis topics". Review forecasts and assessments for the upcoming fire season and discuss implications for firefighter safety.
- FIRE SHELTER
Review and discuss last resort survival. Conduct "hands-on" fire shelter inspections. Practice shelter deployments.
- OTHER HAZARDS and SAFETY ISSUES
Choose additional hazard and safety subjects, which may include SAFENET, current safety alerts, site/unit specific safety issues and hazards.
Contact the Operations Committee Chair if additional sessions need to be scheduled.