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July 07, 2021

Control measure - Use casualty transport equipment

Guidance expanded regarding use of motorised vehicles


June 11, 2021

Control measure - Carry out triage

Content updated and revised

Tactical Action - Record the outcome of the triage and discreetly communicate this information to medical responders and the fire control room

Tactical action wording updated

Tactical Action - Identify the number of casualties requiring medical attention and notify the fire control room

Tactical action changed to alter meaning - prompting engagement with Fire control rooms

Strategic Action - Provide relevant personnel with details of how to carry out a triage sieve for adults or children

Minor update

Control measure - Carry out triage

Content updated and revised

Control measure - Use casualty transport equipment

Guidance expanded regarding use of motorised vehicles

Control measure - Use casualty transport equipment

Guidance expanded regarding use of motorised vehicles

Tactical Action - Consider using appropriate fire and rescue service equipment to extricate or transport the casualty

Minor change language

Strategic Action - Ensure that relevant personnel are aware of the casualty transport equipment available, and how to request it

Minor change - style guide

Strategic Action - Have a corporate policy that clearly states whether fire and rescue service vehicles can or cannot be used to transport casualties

NEW strategic action -requirement for position on use of non FRS vehicles


May 08, 2019

Control measure - Mass casualty and fatality plans


May 23, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Training specification link established

Control measure - Plan reception centres


April 30, 2018

Control measure - Establish a triage sieve (adult and paediatric)

Victims changed to casualties to match NOGP style guide

Control measure - Plan reception centres

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


April 20, 2018

Control measure - Use casualty transport equipment

Minor amendment - Hyperlinks added


April 18, 2018

Hazard - Multiple casualties

Training specification link added


March 26, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres

Control measure - Establish a triage sieve (adult and paediatric)

Control measure - Use casualty transport equipment


March 19, 2018

Control measure - Plan reception centres


March 07, 2018

Control measure - Establish a triage sieve (adult and paediatric)

Training specification link established


March 06, 2018

Hazard - Multiple casualties

Tactical Action - Support other on-scene commanders with the nomination of casualty collection point (CCP) and casualty clearing station (CCS) locations

Strategic Action - Identify fire and rescue service roles, resources and assets required to support any mass casualty or mass fatality plans

Tactical Action - Communicate the casualty management plan to other personnel

Strategic Action - Ensure that staff are suitably trained in the tactical options used as part of a casualty or fatality management plan

Tactical Action - Communicate hazards id Carry out the tactical options included in the jointly-agreed casualty management ...

Tactical Action - Jointly agree a casualty management plan, taking account of the tactical options available

Tactical Action - Carry out the tactical options included in the jointly-agreed casualty management plan


March 05, 2018

Tactical Action - Support other on-scene commanders with the nomination of casualty collection point (CCP) and casualty clearing station (CCS) locations

Strategic Action - Ensure that staff are suitably trained in the tactical options used as part of a casualty or fatality management plan

Tactical Action - Communicate hazards identified in the inner cordon or hazard zone

Tactical Action - Carry out the tactical options included in the jointly-agreed casualty management plan

Tactical Action - Jointly agree a casualty management plan, taking account of the tactical options available

Tactical Action - Communicate the casualty management plan to other personnel

Strategic Action - Identify fire and rescue service roles, resources and assets required to support any mass casualty or mass fatality plans


March 04, 2018

Hazard - Multiple casualties