Wildland Firefighter Safety and Survival - 3
Study of factors that lead to unsafe working conditions in wildland fire fighting and procedures to limit risk. Emphasis is placed on avoiding situations and conditions which have resulted in fire shelter deployments, injuries, and fatalities. The Ten Standard Fire Orders and the Eighteen Situations that Shout Watch Out are studied in detail. Course meets National Wildfire Coordinating Group curriculum criteria. Prepares students for employment with wildland fire management agencies and municipal fire departments. Hours: 54 lect. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and private colleges. Note: Elective credit only.