The Fire Safety Planning and Systems course teaches fire behaviour and fire safety so students have the foundational knowledge for developing and implementing a fire-safety program. The course examines fire behaviour in urban, wildland/urban interfaces, and wildlands. It also provides an understanding of wildland firefighter activities to provide knowledge of what fire crews are up against and what are the safety precautions. Finally, the course gives you an understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) and industry obligations when working in British Columbia's wildlands.
- Explain the basics of fire science
- Give input on fire safety program and training development based on an understanding of fire science and fire suppression basics
- Understand BC’s wildfire detection and reporting processes, including how wildland fire behaviour is measured and described
- Describe fireline organization and how it relates to fireline safety
- Summarize safe work practices for different operations, tools, and equipment used on British Columbia’s firelines
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Textbook: Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6
(You will use this book for all of the courses)