UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE - MEFISTO project - Developing actions for forest fire fighting training s...

Università degli Studi di Firenze - Dipartimento Gestione dei Sistemi Agrari, Alimentari e Forestali (GESAAF)
October 12 2017
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Full Time
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The research is part of the MEFISTO project, which is mainly aimed to improve the efficiency in forest fire prevention and fighting activities at Mediterranean level. The following research activities are planned: i) data and information collection about safety and accident analysis of forest workers involved in fire fighting activities; ii) creation of shared techniques and procedures for forest fire fighting at European level, to be obtained through collaboration of Project's Partners; iii) standardization of terminology and definitions of forest fire fighting related terms; iv) support in analysis and development of shared training programs for “European” fire fighters creation; v) research activities in the field of forest fire prevention and forest fire operators training; vi) dissemination of Project's results through traditional reports, web and social networks.

A good knowledge of English is required.

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