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July 28, 2020

Strategic Action - Establish the command competencies, training, validation and revalidation required for situational awareness

Control measure - Situational awareness

Tactical Action - Use situational awareness to anticipate the likely development of the incident and evaluate the potential consequences of a range of actions

Control measure - Situational awareness

Tactical Action - Maintain situational awareness and identify changes during the incident through active monitoring

Control measure - Situational awareness

Strategic Action - Establish the command competencies, training, validation and revalidation required for situational awareness


July 27, 2020

Control measure - Situational awareness

Tactical Action - Confirm any assumptions made are accurate to support situational awareness

Strategic Action - Consider providing methods of communicating with people at an incident who cannot understand questions ...

Strategic Action - Put in place appropriate contingency arrangements for the failure of technology or the unavailability ...

Strategic Action - Ensure that incident commanders have access to sources of information that can inform situational awareness

Strategic Action - Establish the command competencies, training, validation and revalidation required for situational awareness

Strategic Action - Establish the command competencies, training, validation and revalidation required for situational awareness

Control measure - Situational awareness

Control measure - Situational awareness


July 20, 2020

Hazard - Electricity


July 10, 2020

Hazard - Ineffective communications: Above ground structures

Incident command review approved by Steering Group 05/05/2020. Impact of review.incident command communication removed - replaced with Effective communication

Hazard - Unsecured items falling from height

Hazard - Fragile surface or ground conditions


July 08, 2020

Hazard - Ineffective communications: Above ground structures


July 06, 2020

Control measure - Use appropriate work equipment

Prior changed to before - grammatical inaccuracy Approved by M Hodges


July 03, 2020

Control measure - Cordon controls

Tactical Action - Request police assistance to establish a traffic cordon or air exclusion zone if necessary

Tactical Action - Implement exclusion zones if intolerable risks to safety are identified

Tactical Action - Establish a scene access control point to log all people operating within the inner cordon when appropriate

Tactical Action - Control access to the inner cordon using methods proportionate to the type, size and complexity of the incident

Tactical Action - Ensure that appropriate inner and outer cordons are established and communicated following an assessment of risk to all people present

Strategic Action - Consider pre-planning and exercising with partner agencies for cordon control arrangements

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate equipment and other resources to safely implement cordon control

Strategic Action - Jointly establish the briefing arrangements for when other agencies are working within inner cordons ...

Strategic Action - Establish the roles and responsibilities for implementing and maintaining cordon control with partner agencies for multi-agency incidents

Control measure - Cordon controls

Tactical Action - Debrief crews that have withdrawn from a working area during an incident to gain operational intelligence and safety-related information 

Tactical Action - Review incident priorities, tactics and resources in the event of an emergency situation

Tactical Action - Consider replacing some or all of the command team for the benefit of personnel and potential investigations

Tactical Action - Preserve the scene in the event of a firefighter emergency

Strategic Action - Have arrangements in place for critical incident welfare of affected personnel

Strategic Action - Have arrangements in place for firefighter emergencies, incorporating communications, investigation and welfare

Tactical Action - Maintain effective command and control in an emergency situation

Tactical Action - Establish emergency arrangements appropriate to the type, size and complexity of the incident

Control measure - Arrangements to deal with firefighter emergencies

Tactical Action - Carry out a roll call of personnel at the scene following an emergency evacuation of responders

Tactical Action - Establish an appropriate muster point and communicate its location to all personnel, and other responders if present

Tactical Action - Appoint suitably competent personnel at safety officers

Strategic Action - Have contingency arrangements for reinstating operational communication, in the event of equipment or strategy failure

Tactical Action - Conduct an inventory check and record any defects or deficiencies

Control measure - Manage, inspect and test equipment

Control measure - Manage, inspect and test equipment

Strategic Action - Have suitable arrangements for the disposal of clinical waste