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Product packs, content and document layout

Guidance in services have become amalgamations of policy, procedure, training, equipment and legislation. The formation of product packs provides an opportunity to present this information in clear sections in a centralised location. It is an opportunity to provide clarity to operational and fire control personnel. It is also an opportunity to provide far more digestible and user-friendly information. This will ultimately result in better trained and safer personnel. 

This process requires agreement on what information sits where and what is relevant to each section.

See below for example product packs and templates: 

OIN/OPG/OPN - Operational Information Note (various different names in the sector) – purely procedural guidance, concise, front facing used to cover gaps for localism and local risk, information for incidents firefighters rarely attend, perceived high importance procedural reminder, where gaps have been highlighted between NOG and scenario or local guidance
Example 1: OIN - Acid attack Kent
Example 2: OIN - Fire water runoff East Midlands
Example 3: OIN – Public disorder Durham and Darlington
Example 4: OIN – Automated mechanical ventilation fans North Yorkshire
Example 5: OPG – Tactical ventilation  West Midlands
Example 6: Action Card – High rise buildings over 18m Greater Manchester
Example 7: Flash card – High rise buildings over 18m Greater Manchester
Training packages and material – blended learning training packages, a good opportunity to house procedural information in a digestible, useable way with a tracking system for where and when operational personnel have received the information.
Example 1: Buildings over 18m – Drill card Greater Manchester
Example 2: Evacuation alert systems eLearn package NFCC Learning materials team
Equipment manuals
Example 1: Equipment Manual Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher South Yorkshire
Risk assessments - A risk-based approach to implementation is required to fit with each services individual risk models. Some services have task-based risk assessed against NOG scenarios and some have produced strategic risk assessments whilst completing the SGA, or an amalgamation of the two approaches.
Example 1: Fires and firefighting Leicestershire
Example 2: Fires in commercial or residential buildings Leicestershire
Example 3: All incident TBRA North Yorkshire 
Example 4: High rise fires over 18m Risk assessment Greater Manchester
Example 5: Rescues from height TBRA Yorkshire
Example 6: Wildfire Risk Assessment Kent
Example 7: Ventilation HS6 Risk assessment West Midlands
Example 8: Incident Command Risk assessment Durham and Darlington
EQIA/BIA - Policies require Equality impact assessments and Business impact assessments
External links and case studies 
NOG documentation and training specifications