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Control measure

Seek alternative routes

Control measure knowledge

Incident commanders should use information gathering and scene assessment to identify whether there are alternative routes to access the scene of operations.

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Identify and evaluate all potential routes of access and egress before working on a structure
  • Establish and maintain safe means of access and egress when working on structures
  • Account for any extended travel times in the incident plan and contingencies