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January 18, 2022

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Generic statement approval by NFCC Steering Group 11/01/2022


January 17, 2022

Strategic Action - Have systems in place to request HVP resources or specialist capability advice from National Resilience Fire Control

NO CHANGE TO MEANING - ADMIN CHANGE

Control measure - National Resilience: Deployment of high volume pumps resources

Content relocated and title changed

Control measure - National Resilience: High volume pump hose deployment

Content relocated and title changed


December 03, 2021

Control measure - Thermal imaging or scanning

causalities changed to casualties


December 02, 2021

Fires and Firefighting

Uncontrolled ventilation relocated to fires in buildings - change request approved by steering group 02/11/2021


December 01, 2021

Control measure - Tactical ventilation

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Control measure - Control ventilation

Created following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Control measure - Tactical ventilation

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Strategic Action - Consider providing means of controlling ventilation at incidents

Created following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Strategic Action - Ensure any equipment provided for forced ventilation is maintained and used according to the instructions of the manufacturer

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Strategic Action - Consider arrangements for providing forced ventilation at incidents

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Tactical Action - Consider using tactical ventilation to improve conditions and maintain access and egress routes

No change

Tactical Action - Monitor the effects of the ventilation strategy and adjust if necessary

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Tactical Action - Develop, implement, and maintain a ventilation strategy

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths

Tactical Action - Consider the effect of firefighting tactics and the flow path of smoke on access and egress

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths

Tactical Action - Ensure covering jets are in place before creating exhaust vents

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.

Hazard - Uncontrolled ventilation

Revised following evidence-based report and recommendations. This included the need to provide further detail on anti-ventilation, control of ventilation and control of flow paths.


October 08, 2021

Tactical Action - Consider appropriate locations to deploy HVP resources

Minor formatting change - removal of double space


July 13, 2021

Control measure - Appropriate speed and weight of intervention

Tactical action added following approval of Buildings that fail scenario by Operations Committee 14/04/2021


February 05, 2021

Tactical Action - Use the appropriate extinguishing method, media, techniques and equipment

Updated title


February 03, 2021

Tactical Action - Develop and organise a water/media management strategy or nominate a water officer

Formatting issue corrected - additional spaces


February 01, 2021

Hazard - Fire and thermal radiation

Link to HSE document removed Electrical transformers

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Hyperlink to environmental protection handbook updated. - No change


January 27, 2021

Control measure - Respiratory protective equipment

Link added to BA foundation


January 26, 2021

Control measure - Personal protective equipment

Formatting revised


January 21, 2021

Control measure - Operational learning

Hyperlinks added

Hazard - Compromised investigations and scene preservation: Fires

Replaced operational learning control measure with Corporate Guidance operational learning control measure


December 04, 2020

Introduction

Removal of acronym


November 27, 2020

Control measure - Preserve evidence for investigation

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Secure the scene for investigation

Training specification link updated


November 13, 2020

Responsibility of fire and rescue services


September 22, 2020

Tactical Action - Record all relevant incident information in an appropriate format

Control measure - Preserve evidence for investigation

Tactical Actions added or removed

Tactical Action - Notify investigators if personnel have recently attended similar incidents, which could result in cross-contamination of an investigation scene

Revised wording

Control measure - Secure the scene for investigation

Revised content

Tactical Action - Inform all personnel of known or likely areas of interest for fire or criminal investigation, so that these can be avoided

Additional text added to the end


September 21, 2020

Control measure - Respiratory protective equipment

Link added to BA foundation

Strategic Action - Specify the type of RPE required for hazards identified through risk assessments and communicate this information to personnel

Revised wording

Strategic Action - Provide personnel with suitable and appropriate RPE that fits and protects the wearer

Revised wording

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate accommodation (storage) for PPE when it is not being used

Minor change - Revised wording

Control measure - Personal protective equipment


September 18, 2020

Control measure - Closed-circuit television

Revised control measure knowledge and new strategic and tactical actions


July 28, 2020

Strategic Action - Ensure information about available fire and rescue service specialist resources is made available to relevant personnel


July 03, 2020

Strategic Action - Keep accurate records of the agencies and individuals involved in the investigation

Strategic Action - Develop a joint understanding with other emergency services and agencies regarding the actions required ...

Tactical Action - Ensure that personnel have access to the appropriate PPE

Tactical Action -   Identify when dirt, contamination or damage may affect the performance of PPE  


October 08, 2019

Control measure - High volume pump hose deployment

Minor amendment - Abbreviation expanded and case changed of Police and local authority approved by M Hodges


July 24, 2019

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Tactical action had been changed incorrectly by M Hodges during upload of Transport guidance, tactical action overwritten. Error corrected and new content created for transport Approved by M Hodges