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Introduction

This 'context guidance' provides details of common hazards found in industry. Other hazards found in specialist industries may need to be considered when fire and rescue services develop their local policies and procedures.

This guidance is supported by supplementary information, with additional background knowledge that may support training or pre-planning.

This guidance does not contain information for activities associated with operational incidents such as firefighting, performing rescues or dealing with environmental protection - these are covered by other pieces of National Operational Guidance.

This guidance is supported by supplementary information that provides further detail on individual subject areas

Sharing this guidance

Fire and rescue services may wish to share this guidance with industries in their area, especially if they feel it would assist with pre-planning, on-site training or developing Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI) or emergency response plans.