Use these 10 pages to spur discussions during your Annual Fire Refresher.
2022 Year-End Infographic
The 2022 Year-End Infographic is out. Take a look. Ponder. Discuss. Then take action on the lessons.
The Likelihood of Learning from Incidents
The likelihood of a lesson influencing our behavior is greatly increased by how personal the source of the lesson is. We strive to increase the likelihood of learning for those farther removed through personalizing learning experiences.
Is Our Safety Messaging Making Us Less Safe?
If we agree that our goal is to bring folks home unharmed, but we work in an inherently hazardous environment, what is the most effective messaging to ensure intent is understood and achievable?
The Illusion of Control — Ready to tip some sacred cows?
We are not in control of the elements influencing fire, we are not in control of the other humans influencing our situation, and we are not even in control of our own perception of what the situation is. In spite of all this uncertainty, as we step into this dynamic and complex environment, we convince ourselves we are in control of our own safety.
2021 Incident Review Summary
This post is about the 2021 Incident Review Summary - all of the past year's wildland fire incidents summarized in 10 pages.
Nobody is expecting the bad thing when it actually happens and it often happens very quickly. This means you are only going to have what you have on when the surprise shows up.
2021 Year End Infographic
This simple 2 pager is just a few quickly compiled tallies and a handful of lessons.
[This article originally appeared in the fall 2018 issue of Two More Chains.] By Travis Dotson Brit Rosso is the Director of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center—but not for long. Brit is retiring in January 2019, and not by choice. This winter Brit gets the old “golden boot”—the federal wildland fire mandatory retirement. This … Continue reading Traumatic Transitions
How Do We Take Care of Those Who Remain?
Ben wants to share all that he learned from this tragic experience with the wildland fire community—so that others might be better prepared for reacting and responding to critical incidents.