RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)
Core Component(s): Incident Reviews and Lessons Learned;
Human Factors, Communication and Decision Making
Estimated Delivery Time: 30 minutes; Video Length: 9:29
Examine how differing points of view during the decision-making process may lead to an accident on the fireline. Understand how work is designed from a management perspective and how work is actually performed by firefighters on the ground.
- Review the video and module tools.
- Consider additional activities and discussion questions pertinent to the location and agency.
Facilitating the Discussion
- Show the video.
- Facilitate a small or large group discussion using the discussion questions.
- Describe an incident when your perceptions of events were different from the perceptions of your co-workers.
- Describe an incident when your fireline supervisor had significantly different perceptions of events than you and your coworkers did.
- What are some examples of the gaps you have seen at your unit or while working on or in support of wildland fires?
- What are some vague or poorly-defined words or phrases that we use while working on or in support of wildland fires?
- Document: 6 Minutes for Safety - Leader’s Intent
- Publication: Leading in the Wildland Fire Service, PMS 494-2
Additional Video Information
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