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Welcome to the Department of the Interior Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards Program

The Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service share core expectations for arduous duty wildland firefighters which make up the Essential Functions of Arduous Duty. The Department is authorized under 5CFR 339 - Medical Qualification Determinations to require Medical Standards for fire positions considered arduous.


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This website is designed to provide DOI MSP guidance and information. The toolboxes on the left side of each page are designed to help you navigate the Exam and Risk Mitigation/Waiver process.


Information for Light, Moderate, Alaska AD/EFF and Team Rubicon Exam(s) -




DOI HSQ Coordinator Instructions


OF-178 for Light Duty


OF-178 for Moderate Duty


OF-178 for Arduous Duty (Alaska AD/EFF and Team Rubicon ONLY)


If you have any other questions please contact the DOI MSP Customer Service: wlffcsr@blm.gov or (888) 286-2521.




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Updates & New Information


REMINDER - If you had a Baseline exam in 2015, you are due for a Periodic exam 2018

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