Hired Vendors - Fire Safety Awareness CourseSponsored by the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council
& accredited by the California State Fire Marshal Office
Fire Safety Awareness Courses for Hired Vendors will be offered again in 2018.
Dates will be posted in August 2017.
This class is designed for hired vendors contracting with CAL FIRE or USFS during a wildfire incident, including water tender operators, heavy equipment with water operations, dozer operators, crew bus drivers, vehicle drivers, mechanics, fallers, swampers and chain saw operators. The course provides an awareness of fireline safety to hired vendors who plan to engage in wildland fire suppression and other incident support activities. Topics include current safety training, relevant policy and procedures, how to recognize and mitigate risk and maintain safe and effective practices while working under agency supervision on an incident. Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a course completion card valid for one year from date of issue.
Meets yearly 8-hour safety training requirements
for CAL FIRE and the U.S. Forest Service
Cost: $80 (includes lunch)
Class Size: Limited to 40 participants
Instructor: Woody Bouska Sure-Fire Training, Inc.
Instruction: 8am to 4:30 pm
Ventura Police Department
1425 Dowell Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Classes offered by the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council
The mission of the Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council is to reduce the threat of wildfire to farms, ranches, urban neighborhoods and infrastructure, through an aggressive program of action, education and collaboration with local, state and federal fire protection agencies.