The Saskatchewan Environment forest firefighters (in Canada) requires members to undergo fitness assessments annually. Below is some information about the fitness requirements and standards. This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see official sources.
Assessment Tests for Saskatchewan Environment forest firefighters
The annual testing protocol include the following tests (plus several others):
- A fitness walk with weight packs. Carrying 20.25 kilograms for 4.8 kilometers in less than 45 minutes.
- Hose carry and hose dragging
information from April 2007
- See the pages on fitness testing for: Navy, Army, Air Force, Law Enforcement (Police), and general forces tests.