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DFES Bushfire Aide Memoire

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This app provides key bush fire firefighting safety messages with a view to enhancing crew safety.

It has been designed for Emergency Services Volunteers who are either new to a bush fire firefighting role or who need to refresh their knowledge of key safety messages.

Key topics include:
• Reporting Arrival / Departure
• P.A.F.T.A.C.S.
• Initial Attack
• Arrival Codes
• Bushfire Safety Overview
• L.A.C.E.S
• Red Flag Warnings
• Entrapment & Burnover Drill
• Dead Man Zone
• Fatigue Management
• Hydration
• Heat Illness
• Electricity Hazards
• Overhead Risks
• Mop Up Standards

This app is intended as refresher information only and does not replace the need for formal training prior to undertaking a firefighting role.

Personnel are encouraged to refer to DFES Doctrine, via the Volunteer Portal, on a regular basis to remain up to date.