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Risk Management Committee Toolbox

Improving firefighter health and safety is always the fire community’s first objective. The Risk Management Committee, established under the National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG) objective is to improve firefighter health and safety by establishing and promoting sound risk management principles. Improving firefighter health, safety, and effectiveness through emphasis on excellence in workforce development, leadership, and the establishment of standards gives firefighters and managers the skills necessary to be the best firefighters possible.

The Risk Management Committee Website also provides the:

  • Agency Administrator’s Guide to Critical Incident Management
  • 2010 Fatalities, Entrapments and Serious Accident Summary
  • List of Risk management summaries
  • Health and Fitness information for Volunteer Fire Departments

Risk Management Toolbox

For more information, visit the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Preparedness Branch