June 2019 Monthly Safety Alert – Working on Wildfires

Working on Wildfires

With the peak of the wildfire season just ahead of us, it is a good time to review safety considerations of working on wildfires. It has been a very dry spring, so the potential for another significant wildfire season is high. The two critical safety practices discussed in this Safety Alert are LACES and briefings.

This Safety Alert applies whether you are working as part of a fire crew, a faller, a heavy equipment operator or any other specialized position on a fire – June 2019 Safety Alert