XTN071- L-180 Risk Management (Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service)

XTN071 - 4.00 Hours

Description

Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service is a basic human performance skills course. This course is designed as a four to six hour classroom experience. Its primary purpose is to establish an awareness of human performance issues and how they can impact fire service job performance.

This course addresses human performance content that relates to the individual, including situation awareness, communication, decision making, risk management, and teamwork skills. The desired outcome of this training is improved awareness of human performance issues in the fire service so that individual firefighters can integrate more effectively into teams/crews working in dynamic, high-risk environments.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service is a basic human performance skills course. This course is designed as a four to six hour classroom experience. Its primary purpose is to establish an awareness of human performance issues and how they can impact fire service job performance.

This course addresses human performance content that relates to the individual, including situation awareness, communication, decision making, risk management, and teamwork skills. The desired outcome of this training is improved awareness of human performance issues in the fire service so that individual firefighters can integrate more effectively into teams/crews working in dynamic, high-risk environments.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Safety+Situational Awareness+Five Communications Responsibilities+Potential Hazards in the Fire Environment+Risk Management Process+Teamwork

Suggested Audience

This course is available to all emergency and crisis response personnel.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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