RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)
Core Component(s): Local Topics;
Fire and Aviation Operational Safety;
Human Factors, Communication and Decision Making
Estimated Delivery Time: 45:00; Video Length: 13:25
Understand the goals of wildland fire management on Air Force installations and the unique operating environment, including non-traditional challenges and safety concerns wildland fire resources may face.
- Review the video and module tools.
- Consider additional activities and discussion questions pertaining to the installation and agency.
- The suggested activity includes reviewing the Military Installation In-Briefing Pocket Card and incorporating it into the discussion.
Facilitating the Discussion
- Show the video.
- Distribute the Military Installation In-Briefing Pocket Card (if using).
- Facilitate a small or large group discussion using the following discussion questions.
- Describe some of the unique challenges firefighters face on Air Force installations.
- What important topics should be covered during your in-briefing?
- Describe what an unexploded ordnance (UXO) is and why UXOs are relevant to firefighting on Air Force installations. What should you do if you encounter a UXO?
- What are some types of heavy equipment you could encounter on military installations? What should you do if you are working around military heavy equipment?
- How do military communications systems differ from the communications systems you use at your home unit?
- What are some of the restrictions on how you can communicate and what information you can communicate while on a military installation?
- Review the Military Installation In-Briefing Pocket Card, if using.
- Document: Military Installation In-Briefing Pocket Card
- Publication: Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461, Unexploded Ordnance Safety
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