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Control measure
Specialist advice: Hazardous materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Specialist advice: Hazardous materials

Understand:

  • The specific tasks specialist advice may be required to provide the most current information at incidents involving hazardous materials
  • The risks associated with multiple sources of specialist advice
  • The role and advice provided by the National Resilience Assurance Team
  • The role and advice provided by Commanders with specific CBRN training (CBRN tactical commanders)
  • The role and advice provided by CBRN(e) Tactical Advisers
  • The role and advice provided by Hazardous Materials Advisers
  • The role and advice provided by Police service specialists
  • The role and advice provided by the Government Decontamination Service (GDS)
  • The means specialist advise via other service personnel and organisations 

Refer to: Command decision making – Incident command training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Specialist advice: Hazardous materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use locally agreed processes and procedures to gain advice from appropriate hazardous materials specialists

Refer to: Command decision making – Incident command training specification