16 U.S. Code § 551d - Wildland firefighter safety
Wildland firefighter safety
(a) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) SecretariesThe term “Secretaries” means—
the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Directors of the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs; and
the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service.
(b) Annual report to Congress
(1) In general
(2) TimelineEach report under paragraph (1) shall—
be submitted by not later than March of the year following the calendar year covered by the report; and
a description of, and any changes to, wildland firefighter safety practices, including training programs and activities for wildland fire suppression, prescribed burning, and wildland fire use;
progress made in implementing recommendations from the Inspector General, the Government Accountability Office, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or an agency report relating to a wildland firefighting fatality issued during the preceding 10 years; and
(v) a description of—
a summary of any actions taken by the Secretaries to ensure that the provisions relating to safety practices, including training, are complied with by the non-Federal entity; and
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