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Control measure


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome



  • The requirement to dispose of pollutants including fire water run-off produced at an incident legally and responsibly
  • How to identify who is responsible for the disposal of waste at an incident
  • The options available to a fire and rescue service to dispose of waste produced at an incident
  • The need to inform relevant authorities as early as practicable

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Disposing of fire water run-off

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and communicate with the person responsible for disposal of fire water run-off
  • legally and responsibly dispose of fire water run-off