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January 10, 2019

Control measure - Avoid, contain or control animals

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.

Tactical Action - Avoid, contain or control animals if necessary

Spelling amended neccessary to necessary


August 22, 2018

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Consider alternative routes if access or egress is obstructed by the presence of animals or insects

Tactical action added. Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Avoid, contain or control animals if neccessary

Tactical action added. Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Seek specialist advice about antidotes, antivenom or specialist treatment 

Tactical Action - Seek specialist advice or assistance for dealing with animals

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.

Tactical Action - Avoid unnecessary contact with animals

Tactical Action - Minimise the stress response of animals

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.

Strategic Action - Ensure that information about animals, where held in a permanent location, is included in Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Changes to content made following the database assurance review. All changes approved by CPO board 06/18. Assurance work completed by J Guthrie and M Hodges.

Tactical Action - Identify and communicate the presence of animals, and any associated hazards, to emergency responders and the public

Tactical Action amended as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Avoid, contain or control animals


April 02, 2018

Control measure - Contain or avoid animals


March 26, 2018

Control measure - Contain or avoid animals


March 06, 2018

Control measure - Contain or avoid animals

Training Specification link established


February 27, 2018

Control measure - Contain or avoid animals

Tactical Action amended as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18


October 03, 2017

Tactical Action - Identify and request resources that may be available to contain or corral animals if needed

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17

Tactical Action - Develop a tactical plan that considers loose, trapped or other animals

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17


September 12, 2017

Tactical Action - Consider contingency arrangements if personnel may become isolated in areas where animals present a risk

Strategic action added under consolidation 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Ensure personnel do not touch or handle animals unless unavoidable

Tactical action added.Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Consider alternative routes if access or egress is obstructed by the presence of animals or insects

Tactical action added. Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Contain animals or isolate crews using existing or improvised barriers

Tactical action added. Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Identify and communicate the presence of animals and any associated risk to responders and the public

Tactical action added.Approved 30/5/17

Control measure - Contain or avoid animals

Control measure created as part of the consolidation process. Approved 30/5/17