WF 230 : S-230 Crew Boss

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S-230 Crew Boss



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Designed to produce student proficiency in the performance of duties associated with the single resource boss position from initial dispatch through demobilization to the home unit. Topics include: operational leadership, preparation and mobilization, assignment preparation, risk management, entrapment avoidance, safety and tactics, offline duties, demobilization and post incident responsibilities.

Learning outcomes

1. Describe crew boss responsibilities prior to and during mobilization, on the incident, and during demobilization.
2. Identify the hazards and risks on various incidents and describe how to mitigate them.
3. Describe tactics which are appropriate to various wildland fire situations and procedures to implement them through the chain of command.

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