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March 29, 2018

Control measure - Cordons: Water rescue and flooding

Tactical Action - Ensure that personnel operate on the safe side of existing guarding near water or unstable surfaces

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate means of implementing control zones and cordons at incidents involving water

Tactical Action - Consider establishing an exclusion zone around any body of water or unstable surface where no guarding exists

Tactical Action - Consider establishing control zones at incidents involving water and communicate to all responders

Control measure - Cordons: Water rescue and flooding

Tactical Action - Consider using cordon control gateways at incidents involving flooding

Tactical Action - Manage hazards in the working environment that could lead to slips, trips and falls into bodies of water or unstable surfaces

Strategic Action - Provide all operational firefighters with water awareness training


October 04, 2017

Tactical Action - Implement an appropriate upstream and downstream safety system

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


August 18, 2017

Control measure - Establish control zones

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