S-185 2021

Jeff Co Incident Management

  • Wildland fire is a dynamic natural force which can vary in intensity and behaviour in response to surrounding conditions.
  • Wildland fire suppression personnel must use powers of observation, knowledge of wildfire behaviour, sound judgment and safe work procedures to minimize hazards and reduce exposure to risks.
  • Safety of responders and preservation of life takes precedence over all suppression activities.
  • Wildland Fire Entrapment Avoidance promotes safety first attitude and risk avoidance.
  • S-185 Training is required for all personnel engaged in wildland fire suppression for the BC Wildfire Service.
  • Wallet card should be kept on you while firefighting.
2 Hours Self-Study, (Web-Based)
Exam – 30 minutes
70% Required For PASS

Target Audience

  • Government wildland fire suppression personnel
  • Contract wildland fire suppression personnel
  • Structural fire department personnel
  • First Nations Groups
  • Forest Industry personnel
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