There are a number of different policies, memos, and guidance that pertain to wildland firefighting medical standards. Some of the key documents include:
Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards
In addition to the overarching medical standards guidance for wildland firefighters there are also a number of Bureau-specific policies.
L. Kaili McCray, PhD, MPH, MHE
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BLM Fire Program Safety Manager
Doug Mackey (AK)
Eric Fransted - National Wildland Fire Safety Program Manager (branch staff)
Brian Gales (HI, ID, OR, WA)
Cass Palmer (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
Dan Laber (IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI)
Rick Struhar (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN)
Tate Fischer (CO, KS, MT, ND, NE, SD, UT, WY)
Gregg Buckalew (CT, D.C., DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV)
Brad Reed (AK)
Ross Wise (CA, NV)
We understand the complexity of medical exams and the medical standards program, but these processes help to enhance the safety of our firefighting workforce. These frequently asked questions are here to help you through the process!
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