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June 01, 2018

Control measure - Containment

'Flexi-dams' amended to 'inflatable dams'


May 31, 2018

Control measure - Containment

Training specification link established


May 23, 2018

Control measure - Containment

Training specification link established

Control measure - Containment


April 09, 2018

Control measure - Containment

Table formatting altered


March 12, 2018

Control measure - Containment

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 07-12-16

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED Consider availability of pollution control equipment and/or pollution containment facilities on site

See tactical action - 12775 Consider the availability of pollution control equipment and/or pollution containment facilities on site - ENP


October 08, 2017

Tactical Action - Inform and/or seek advice from environment agencies and/or sewage undertakers where necessary


September 30, 2017

Tactical Action - Communicate any risk to the environment to those attending the incident and relevant agencies

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

Tactical Action - Identify the location of motorway pollution control devices (PCD) and operate as necessary

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 07-12-16

Tactical Action - Consider diverting water to holding areas or sacrificial areas that will not affect firefighting operations

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 08-06-17

Tactical Action - Attempt to control pollution using a Source – Pathway - Receptor model

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 07-12-16


September 28, 2017

Tactical Action - Consider the legal exemptions in relation to environmental protection i.e. A discharge is made ...

Tactical action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 04-10-16

Tactical Action - Minimise the impact of the incident and fire service actions on any identified environmental risk

Tactical action wording agreed at NIF on 27-02-17


September 26, 2017

Tactical Action - Identify potential drainage routes for fire water run-off and released vehicle content

Additional tactical action agreed at NIF meeting on 07/12/2016


September 18, 2017

Control measure - Containment

Hyperlink fixed and typo in off-site fixed

Tactical Action - Consider future disposal options. See section Disposal

Hyperlink fixed

Tactical Action - Consider future disposal options. See section Disposal

Control measure - Containment

Hyperlink fixed and typo in off-site fixed


September 15, 2017

Control measure - Containment


September 10, 2017

Control measure - Containment