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BLM Preparedness Review Checklists
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The standards reflected in the checklists are established national policy requirements. The checklists reflect the agency standard for operations and performance in each area of review and are not arbitrary standards set by the review team. These checklists are used on all of the Fire and Aviation Directorate (FAD) National Preparedness Reviews to maintain a consistent level of review nationwide. The individual states can request individual items of interest be added to the checklists used in their state review, but these additions must not contradict any established national policy requirements outlined in the standard checklist.

Checklist 1

Unit Agency Administrator 

Checklist 2

Fire Management Administrator

Checklist 3

Fire Operations Supervisor

Checklist 4

Incident Business

Checklist 5

Safety Officer

Checklist 6

Fire Training and Qualifications

Checklist 7

Facilities and Cache

Checklist 8

Geographic Area Coordination Center

Checklist 9


Checklist 10

Radio Program

Checklist 11

Aviation Management

Checklist 12

Aviation Base Review

Checklist 13

SEAT Base Review

Checklist 14

Helicopter Module

Checklist 15

Smokejumper Unit

Checklist 16

Individual Firefighter

Checklist 17


Checklist 18

Interagency Hotshot Crew

Checklist 19

Handcrew Non-IHC

Checklist 20


Checklist 21


Checklist 22

Fuel Transport


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Proposed revisions to the checklists can be sent to Marlene Eno-Hendren, FAD, BLM Fire Operations (meno@blm.gov). Comments should be typed into the “remarks” section of the checklist proposed for change. These checklists can be sent electronically to the above address for consideration. Proposed changes need to reflect current national policy and be a quantifiable item that directly applies to fire preparedness. The proposed revisions should include the exact verbiage that is being proposed. Checklists are reviewed for compliance with agency policy and standards each January. Proposed changes will need to be submitted by the end of January for consideration that year.

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