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Control measure
Welfare

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Welfare

Understand:

  • How welfare arrangements can support emergency responders at operational incidents
  • The considerations when establishing welfare arrangements
  • The relevant legislation regarding welfare - Workplace (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Welfare

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify where welfare and relief arrangements are required
  • Implement appropriate relief and welfare arrangements in accordance with service policy
  • Identify where the effects of stress or fatigue are affecting performance of themselves or others
  • Implement appropriate safe systems of work including rotation of staff in the hazard area and rest and recovery arrangements to safeguard the wellbeing of personnel