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Risk Management & Firefighter Safety and Health

Forest Service Fire Operations Risk Management Council serves to facilitate and promote wildland firefighter safety. The council encompasses an unparalleled spectrum of skilled professionals sharing knowledge, ideas, expertise, and technology.


Regardless of the mission, or the environment, Forest Service employees and organizations engaged in fire management and all-hazard incident response activities are safe, effective, and error resilient.

Our Mission

To promote a comprehensive, proactive, and recognizable program that significantly advances the effective use of sound risk management practices by Forest Service employees and organizationsof Forest Service employees.

Our Goal

Improve employee performance and safety through information transfer and education with an emphasis on Strong Leadership to bring out culture change. Focus on risk management at all organizational levels in accordance with fire doctrine.


Medical Screening & Work Capacity Test Information


Work Capacity Test (WCT)




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