Fireline Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors (2011) FSTEP
THIS CLASS REPLACES THE CLASS PREVIOUSLY OFFERED BY CALFIRE INSTRUCTORS ONLY.
CALFIRE & USFS BOTH RECOGNIZE THIS COURSE AS MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ANNUAL SAFETY CLASS.
STUDENTS WILL BE ISSUED A VALID CALFIRE/USFS OPERATORS CARD.
Designed For: Hired vendors working with CAL FIRE or USFS on any active wildland fire, including water tender operators, heavy equipment with water operators (Skidgine), dozer operators, crew bus drivers, vehicle drivers, mechanics, fallers, swampers, and chain saw operators. Description: This course provides an awareness of fireline safety to hired vendors who plan to engage in wildland fire suppression and other incident support activities. Topics include current safety training, relevant policy and procedures, how to recognize and mitigate risk, and maintain safe and effective practices while working under agency supervision on an incident. Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a course completion card valid for one (1) year from date of issue.
Certification: Current CDF/USFS Operator card issued
Expiration: Card is valid for one (1) year from date of training.