1051: Standard for Wildland Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications


Help improve wildland firefighting performance and reduce the risk of injuries and loss of life with the updated NFPA 1051.

Fighting wildland fires presents a variety of hazards and challenges that call for a unique knowledge base and skill set. With the increase in frequency and intensity of wildland fires across the US and around the world, NFPA 1051, Standard for Wildland Firefighting Personnel Professional Qualifications, is an indispensable resource for confirming the minimum job performance requirements (JPRs) required to conduct all levels of wildland operations.

The standard includes in-depth details on essential skills, training, and risks of performing the duties of fighting wildland fires.

Chapters address the roles and responsibilities of the following:

  • Wildland Fire Fighter I and II
  • Wildland Fire Officer I and II
  • Wildland/Urban Interface Protection Specialist
  • Wildland/Urban Interface Coordinator

The new edition of NFPA 1051 is a powerful tool for safeguarding your community and firefighting personnel.

Fire service organizations worldwide reference NFPA 1051 to protect professionals on the line in wildland fire incidents.

The 2020 edition features significant revisions, including:

  • Alignment of task sections for each position to show a relational progression
  • Review of all JPRs for accuracy and relevancy
  • Addition of new Annex C, Overview of the Job Performance Requirements, a quick reference guide showing all JPRs
  • Addition of new Annex D, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, recognizing the NFFF ?16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives?
  • Updates recognizing task books of the National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG)

Reference the most current JPRs with NFPA 1051, Standard for Wildland Firefighting Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2020 edition.

The need for proper training and staff assessment of professional wildland firefighting personnel has never been greater. Make sure your team is prepared by ordering your copy of NFPA 1051.

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