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Control measure

Control measure knowledge

Vaccinations can immunise personnel against some diseases that they may be exposed to during operational activity.  

The activity of personnel, working environments and the prevalence of diseases, if known, in their area will determine which vaccinations are appropriate.

Strategic actions

Fire and rescue services should:
  • Seek specialist advice to determine an appropriate vaccination plan

  • Vaccinate personnel against infection and disease where appropriate

Tactical actions

There are no tactical actions associated with this control measure.