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February 08, 2021

Hazard - Inaccurate situational awareness: Fires in buildings under construction or demolition

SSRI and emergency response plans - removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020

Hazard - Fires in timber buildings under construction

SSRI removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020

Hazard - Lack of fire protection features

SSRI - removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020

Hazard - Buildings that are unoccupied, derelict or awaiting demolition

SSRI removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020

Hazard - Buildings undergoing building works

SSRI removed following update of Operations 3rd edition July 2020


February 04, 2021

Hazard - Partial or structural collapse: Fires in buildings under construction or demolition

Duplicated control measure removed and correct one added

Control measure - DUPLICATED - Identify appropriate access and egress points

Duplicated control measure identified during assurance check - KK 04/02/2021


February 01, 2021

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Hyperlink to environmental protection handbook updated. - No change


January 18, 2021

Control measure - Situational awareness: Fires in buildings

Hyperlinks updated - Emergency response plans, Site-Specific Risk Information


August 17, 2020

Control measure - Carry out appropriate intervention: Fires in buildings under construction or demolition

Training Specification link established


July 03, 2020

Control measure - Cordon controls

Tactical Action - Request police assistance to establish a traffic cordon or air exclusion zone if necessary

Tactical Action - Implement exclusion zones if intolerable risks to safety are identified

Tactical Action - Establish a scene access control point to log all people operating within the inner cordon when appropriate

Tactical Action - Control access to the inner cordon using methods proportionate to the type, size and complexity of the incident

Tactical Action - Ensure that appropriate inner and outer cordons are established and communicated following an assessment of risk to all people present

Control measure - Cordon controls

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate equipment and other resources to safely implement cordon control

Strategic Action - Jointly establish the briefing arrangements for when other agencies are working within inner cordons ...

Strategic Action - Establish the roles and responsibilities for implementing and maintaining cordon control with partner agencies for multi-agency incidents

Responsibility of fire and rescue services


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


July 19, 2019

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Minor amendment - reference to transport incidents rather than incidents amended. Approved by M Hodges


July 17, 2019

Control measure - Situational awareness: Fires in buildings

Formatting issue - return removed


July 10, 2019

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Minor amendment - duplicated to removed Approved by M Hodges


July 09, 2019

Control measure - Survey adjacent areas or compartments

Minor amendment - Grammar However removed,


July 01, 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


May 09, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop SSRI for aerodromes


May 08, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI) for aerodromes

Tactical Action - Refer to the SSRI for the aerodrome


May 02, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop SSRI for aerodromes.

Strategic Action - Develop criteria for the identification of sites requiring Site-Specific Risk Information

Tactical Action - Refer to the SSRI for the aerodrome.


April 30, 2019

Fires in buildings under construction or demolition


April 26, 2019

Hazard - Partial or structural collapse: Fires in buildings under construction or demolition

No Change, duplicated caption deleted


March 01, 2019

Control measure - Take preventative action: Unstable structure

Minor amendment - Spelling mistake Specialist changed from specailist . Change approved by M Hodges


February 19, 2019

Tactical Action - Check building systems such as fire alarm or security systems and CCTV

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Consider the building’s design, construction materials and occupancy type

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Use any available plans of the building to support decision-making

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Check accuracy of plans with the responsible person

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Document any relevant verbal information that is received

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Liaise with the responsible person to gather information about the fire in the building and any actions taken

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Control measure - Situational awareness: Fires in buildings

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Tactical Action - Consider the occupancy, use and contents of the property involved

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.


February 18, 2019

Strategic Action - Establish information sharing arrangements regarding unauthorised habitation or use of buildings

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Strategic Action - Ensure information about building systems is recorded in SSRI

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019

Strategic Action - Record contact details of the responsible person, where appropriate

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Control measure - Situational awareness: Fires in buildings

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.

Strategic Action - During fire safety inspections, gather information about fixed installations and building systems installed and ensure they function appropriately

All changes made following review requested by National Operational Learning. Changes made by panel of SME’s following review of available literature and approved by NFCC Steering Group on the 13th of February 2019.


February 04, 2019

Control measure - Survey adjacent areas or compartments

This mornings Control Measure wording updated rescinded. Wording back to previous.