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Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher:metal plate image listing 4 core redbook topics: entrapment avoidance, current issues, other hazards & safety issues and fire shelter

As you can see, we've made some changes.

A system of icons has been developed to help you identify the required annual training topics needed for redcard certification. As you select training modules from the library, make sure you have at least one icon from each of the core topics as shown in the legend.

Be sure to review your agency requirements for required training hours.


Avoiding Entrapmentsavoiding entrapments symbol Entrapment Avoidance

Use training and reference materials to study the risk management process as identified in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) as appropriate to the participants, e.g., LCES, Standard Firefighting Orders, Watch Out Situations, Wildfire Decision Support System (WFDSS) direction, Fire Management Plan priorities, etc.

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Current Issuescurrent issues symbol Current Issues

Review and discuss current topics which could be based on the new modules or areas of concern identified by your agency or geographic area. Review forecasts and assessments for the upcoming fire season and discuss implications for firefighter safety.

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Other Hazards and Safety Issuesother hazards and safety issues symbol 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.

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Fire Shelterfire shelter symbol Fire Shelter

Review and discuss last resort survival including escape and fire shelter deployment site selection. Conduct "hands-on" fire shelter inspections. Practice shelter deployments in applicable crew/module configurations (wearing fireline personal protective equipment during fire shelter practice can enhance the learning experience for students).

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