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Control measure
Safe and controlled approach: Hazardous materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe and controlled approach: Hazardous materials

Understand:

  • How appliances and personnel should approach incidents involving hazardous material
  • The specific contamination hazards which may be present at hazardous materials incidents
  • The various incident indicators that may be visible on approach to a hazardous materials incident
  • Understand the terms:
    • DDOOR
  • The three distinct elements associated with CBRN(e) incidents
  • The visual indicators associated with a CBRN(e) event
  • The actions to be taken if doubt exists regarding deliberate actions

Refer to: Make a safe and controlled approach to the incident – Operations training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe and controlled approach: Hazardous materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognise and communicate the additional risks from hazardous materials when approaching an incident
  • Identify and communicate the potential for secondary CBRN(e) devices

Refer to: Make a safe and controlled approach to the incident – Operations training specification