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April 03, 2018

Control measure - Specialist resource: Water rescue and flooding


March 29, 2018

Strategic Action - Establish a policy that determines acceptable actions during water rescue incidents

Tactical Action - Consider the use of specialist equipment to help locate underwater casualties

Tactical Action - Use approved specialist volunteers, individuals or teams

Strategic Action - Make arrangements for the request of specialist water rescue resources

Strategic Action - Consider the need for specialist water rescue resources in line with their risk management plan

Hazard - Insufficient resources: Water rescue

Tactical Action - Use appropriately trained responders at incidents involving water

Tactical Action - Consider requesting specialist underwater search and recovery dive teams

Tactical Action - Request the attendance of personnel with the required skill levels

Control measure - Specialist resource: Water rescue and flooding

Tactical Action - Use an appropriate system of identification for water safety, search and rescue teams