Rocky Mountain House Area Update

Wildfire Tools for Industry

Posted on Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has several online tools to assist Alberta's industry with wildfire information and prevention.

Industrial Wildfire Control Plan (IWCP)
The Industrial Wildfire Control Plan (IWCP) provides information from Alberta industry to Agriculture and Forestry about where industrial company employees are working full time, in order to increase employee safety in the event of an emergency wildfire.
The IWCP is a mandatory requirement under Alberta’s Forest and Prairie Protection Act for all companies operating within 1 kilometre of public land from March 1st to November 31st.

FireWeb Access
FireWeb can be used to spatially view a variety of data including the Wildfire Threat Assessment Model which assists users in better understanding, evaluating assessing wildfire threat around their values.

FireSmart Guidebook for Oil and Gas Industry
The FireSmart Guidebook is intended as a guide for industry for addressing the threat of wildfire to oil and gas industry values and the potential liability of the industry.

Wildfire Prevention – CAPP Best Management Practices
Wildfire Prevention Best Management Practices are to assist the oil and gas industry in the prevention of industry caused wildfires; and to help mitigate the impact of catastrophic fires on industry infrastructure, operations, liability, personnel safety and the environment.

The FireSmart Field Guide for the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry
The FireSmart Field Guide for the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry is a site specific wildfire risk assessment tool for field operators to help prevent wildfire and reduce the impact of wildfire on industry infrastructure, operations, personnel safety, liability and the environment.

Emergency Preparedness Guide for Hazards Associated with Wildfires
The Emergency Preparedness Guide is designed to provide a broad introduction to the hazard posed by wildfires and smoke and to give field personnel basic information to prepare for, recognize, assess and respond a threat from wildfire or smoke.

Wildfire App
Stay current on Alberta's wildfire situation.
See where wildfire are burning in Alberta and how they impact you. Get up-to-date information on wildfire conditions and hazard. Join our conversation on Facebook and Twitter

Barry A. Shellian RPFT
Area Information Coordinator
Rocky Wildfire Management Area
Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P 403.845.8351
May the forest be with you


 

 

 

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