Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center - Prescribed Fire Chainsaw Cut

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The weight of the limb as it fell pulled the bar of the chainsaw down and struck the swamper’s left forearm.

Engine 641 personnel had undergone a locally developed “Stop the Bleed” training in the spring of 2019 and had been extensively trained in tourniquet use and placement, as well as Israeli Bandage use and placement.

Are you adequately trained to

"Stop the Bleed"?

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