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National Park Service Swift Water Incident Management Course Learning and Development The Swift Water Incident Management (S.W.I.M.) Course provides potential swift water rescue technicians with the fundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to enact in-water rescues. Students will gain knowledge in hydrology, hazards, risk management,
This resource shares specific federal guidelines for healthy living and links to find ways to benefit your personal journey to safety and wellness.
As a federal archeologist your expertise must go beyond flakes, features, and fauna, to a working knowledge of cultural resource law and its implementation. Learn more about ARPA training opportunities here.
Learn more about the requirements for operating both manned and unmanned aircraft in the National Park Service.
This annotated list contains some of the many important laws that apply directly and indirectly to the daily operations of the National Park Service.
Policy Memorandum 13-01 establishes an updated policy for National Park Service (NPS) employees driving on official travel.
Visitor and Resource Protection is made up of many operations including: fire management, law enforcement, emergency services, special park uses, and fees.
Discusses the Call-to-Action Goal #32, Play It Safe initiative as announced by former Director Jarvis as a measure to encourage employee safety on the job.
If you're entering areas like crawlspaces and manholes, the OSHA's Confined Space in Construction standard may apply to you.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) contains rules that protect resources and keep visitors safe within the National Park System. Learn more here!
The Superintendent's Compendium contains closures and use restrictions that help protect park resources and keep visitors safe. Learn more here!
There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy versus poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more here!
This Google Site provides employees in the Northeast Region with access to important Operational Leadership resources and tools.
Watch the recorded webinar learn more about vital information we need to know to keep ourselves and others safe in these uncertain times.
The FLETC is absolutely committed to providing the best training possible to all of the law enforcement organizations that we serve.
Informational article about the improvements being made in terms of employee health and wellness and where to find more information.
Search and Rescue (SAR) is one of the most important jobs that rangers do. Understand how Search and Rescue skills are essential for all NPS staff.
Learn about Emergency Preparedness & Emergency Operations plans for incident management at the park level and management/relief for emergency situations.
Superintendent discretion determines whether or not SPUs can occur (ie: weddings, concerts, commercial filming, & athletic events etc.).
Every park must ensure they have adequate fire suppression response; including trained structural staff and agreements w/ outside departments.
Intellectual Property (IP) defined as it pertains to NPS functions, as well as the importance of tracking/controlling IP Servicewide.
During this course, participants will deliver 3 presentations over 3 days with feedback provided from course instructors after each session.
The Reference Manual 60 - Aviation Management provides detailed guidance to NPS personnel engaged in aviation management activities.
The VAP is to serve victims of crime. The VAP ensures victims are advised of their rights, given access to services, and treated with dignity and respect.
Director's Order #50B provides guidelines for NPS employees in reference to managing risk on the job, no matter what position they hold.