ABSTRACT

Adjustments to Wildland Fire Preparedness Activities for the 2020 Fire Year in Response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Document: "The purpose of this memo is to provide the interagency wildland fire community with guidance on adjustments to wildland fire preparedness activities for the 2020 Fire Year. These activities include: Medical Clearance, Work Capacity Test (WCT), and RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR). The Fire Management Board (FMB) has carefully analyzed the risk of responder exposure to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in relationship to the need to evaluate the medical physical. and training requirements of wildland firefighters as pert of annual fire management preparedness. We distinguished requirements into two categories: 1) Employees new to the federal firefighting workforce, and 2) Incumbent/returning firefighters and firefighters who have transferred from one federal Bureau to another."

Report Number:
FMB Memorandum No. 20-001; Fire Management Board No. 20-001
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Date:
2020-03-21
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Public Domain
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National Interagency Fire Center: https://www.nifc.gov/
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pdf
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