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July 28, 2020

Strategic Action - Ensure personnel are aware of the types of specialist advice available

Control measure - Specialist advice

Tactical Action - Consider requesting appropriate specialist advice

Strategic Action - Maintain the details of sources of specialist advice and know how to request their attendance

Strategic Action - Ensure specialist advisers are fully briefed on the aims and objectives for the incident

Strategic Action - Develop arrangements and protocols with identified  sources of specialist advice

Control measure - Specialist advice


October 08, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor change - bullet indentation amended. Approved by M Hodges.


April 26, 2019

Strategic Action - Consider liaising with partner agencies who have air monitoring capabilities, public communication ...

Minor amendment - Human health changed to public health

Tactical Action - Review the use and effectiveness of evacuation, shelter in place or 'stay put' plans throughout the incident, to ensure they remain valid

No Change - internal naming change in database no alteration to content appearing on site


April 25, 2019

Control measure - Specialist advice

Training Spec link added.


January 31, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Training specification link updated to reflect intended TS link. Evacuation Wildfire removed, Evacuation and shelter - OPS added


January 16, 2019

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor amendment Bullet points amended to improve presentation

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

Minor amendment Bullet points amended to improve presentation


October 05, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

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.


September 06, 2018

Control measure - Specialist advice

Control measure added under the consolidation process.


August 25, 2018

Tactical Action - Consider the impact of the incident on the local community and consider a shelter in place strategy

Tactical Action - Make contact with the relevant authorities for advice on evacuation arrangements and progress 

Tactical Action - Ascertain the likely impact of people on emergency responders 

Tactical Action - Assess the suitability of the location for people to shelter in place

Tactical Action - When evacuation is necessary, identify the number of people affected and develop a plan 


August 24, 2018

Tactical Action - Establish communication arrangements to allow information to be gathered from and passed to fire control rooms 

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

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.

Control measure - Evacuation and shelter

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.


July 06, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Link to Annex B added


July 04, 2018

Hazard - Landslides and debris flow

1-6 changed to '1 to 6'


June 20, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Hyphen removed from 'over-riding'


May 23, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

Training specification link established

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Training specification link established

Control measure - Evacuation

Control measure - Plan reception centres


April 30, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Word victim removed and replaced with others involved to match style guide


April 03, 2018

Control measure - Make a safe and controlled approach: Landslides

Hazard - Landslides and debris flow


April 02, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

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

Control measure - Evacuation

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

Control measure - Evacuation

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


March 31, 2018

Control measure - Evacuation

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

Control measure - Evacuation

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

Control measure - Evacuation

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


March 29, 2018

Hazard - Landslides and debris flow


March 22, 2018

Hazard - Landslides and debris flow