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July 05, 2019

Control measure - Evacuate animals

Hyperlink updated


April 25, 2019

Incidents involving animals

Hazard - Animal requiring immediate first aid or resuscitation

Guidance changed following review of legacy guidance. Content approved by NFCC Steering Group


May 08, 2018

Hazard - Animals at height or depth

Hazard - Animal in an enclosed space


May 02, 2018

Control measure - Situational awareness: Animal incidents

General control measure link established


April 23, 2018

Control measure - Cordon control: Animal incidents

Duplicate link removed.


April 03, 2018

Control measure - Cordon control: Animal incidents

Control measure - Determine an appropriate destination for the animal

Control measure - Resuscitation of animal

Control measure - Personal protective equipment: Animal incidents

Control measure - Extrication of animal from water, ice or unstable ground

Control measure - Access animal in transit

Control measure - Safe egress: Animal incidents

Control measure - Chemical restraint of the animal

Control measure - Immediate first aid for animal

Control measure - Move or lift the animal

Incidents involving animals

Control measure - Specialist resources: Animal incidents

Control measure - Euthanasia of the animal

Control measure - Physical control or restraint of the animal

Control measure - Minimise the stress response of the animal

Control measure - Contain the animal


March 29, 2018

Hazard - Animal in an enclosed space

Incidents involving animals

Hazard - Animal requiring immediate first aid or resuscitation

Incidents involving animals

Document types updated

Hazard - Animals requiring evacuation

Hazard - Animal in a structure

Hazard - Animal in water, on ice, or on unstable ground

Hazard - Entangled animal

Hazard - Animal in transit

Hazard - Animal requiring immediate first aid or resuscitation

Hazard - Animal in an enclosed space

Incidents involving animals


March 12, 2018

Hazard - Animal in water, on ice, or on unstable ground

Control measure - Extrication of animal from water, ice or unstable ground

Hazard - Animal requiring immediate first aid or resuscitation

Hazard - Entangled animal

Hazard - Animals requiring evacuation

Control measure - Access animal in a structure

Hazard - Animal in a structure

Hazard - Animal in transit

Hazard - Animal in an enclosed space

Hazard - Animals at height or depth

Control measure - Euthanasia of the animal

Control measure - Move or lift the animal

Hazard - Incidents involving animals

Control measure - Physical control or restraint of the animal

Control measure - Chemical restraint of the animal