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Control measure
Manage risk from bodies of water

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Manage risk from bodies of water

Understand:

  • The hazards and risks when working in, on or near bodies of water
  • Methods to manage risks associated with bodies of water

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Manage risk from bodies of water

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Implement safe systems of work in relation to water incidents
  • Use cordons as appropriate to reduce or isolate risk from bodies of water
  • Use group protection measures to reduce or isolate risk from bodies of water
  • Use personal protective measures such as work restraint to isolate personnel from the risks presented by bodies of water
  • Identify and use appropriate PPE measures for activities where working near water is required
  • Identify and report risks associated with bodies of water and record using the agreed service protocols
  • Carry out the duties of a safety officer when working in, on or near water
  • Identify and communicate risks relating to working in, on or near water