Congratulations to all the awardees and nominees. Through leadership and initiative, they have made significant contributions to the safety of the wildland fire community. These awards are well deserved.
Listen in to discover new information, action you can take, and nuances to facilitate learning in the wildland fire service.
The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center staff members share their favorite incident reports from 2022.
Knowing where to find your AED, how and when to use it, and how to store and maintain it are critical. Much like with a fire extinguisher, an AED must be maintained, batteries checked, and people must be trained in its use.
Looking at 2022’s reported instances of chainsaw injuries, one number jumps out: More than twice as many cuts to swampers as sawyers.
In 2022, the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center recorded 12 different events that meet the NWCG definition of “Entrapment”.
Use these 10 pages to spur discussions during your Annual Fire Refresher.
The 2022 Year-End Infographic is out. Take a look. Ponder. Discuss. Then take action on the lessons.
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.
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?