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August 09, 2022

Control measure - Hierarchy of risk (Rescue formula)

Guidance updated to reflect JOL Note 2022/01 - To aid interoperability


August 08, 2022

Strategic Action - Consider providing the necessary equipment to suitably assess and treat a person in water

Revised content - following JOL action note 2022/01 Casualty in water changed to person in water

Tactical Action - Establish and maintain verbal contact with the person in water

Revised content - following JOL action note 2022/01 Casualty in water changed to person in water

Tactical Action - Determine the need for immediate rescue or whether a person in water can be secured or stabilised

Revised content - following JOL action note 2022/01 Casualty in water changed to person in water

Tactical Action - Establish a plan that reduces direct physical contact with a person in water if possible

Revised content - following JOL action note 2022/01 Casualty in water changed to person in water


February 22, 2022

Water rescue

Training specification link updated


February 21, 2022

Control measure - Carry out structured assessment and treatment: Water rescue

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Specialist resources: Medical resources for water rescue

Training specification link updated

Hazard - Deterioration in the condition of a casualty: Water rescue

Training specification link updated

Water rescue

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Rescue of a hypothermic casualty from water

Training specification link updated

Water rescue

Training specification link updated


February 18, 2022

Hazard - Submerged casualty

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Search and rescue: Submerged casualty

Training specification link updated


January 28, 2022

Control measure - Appropriately informed actions - Search and rescue of a submerged casualty

New control measure created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Safe entry into the water

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Search and rescue: Submerged casualty

New control measure created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Appropriately informed actions - Search and rescue of a submerged casualty

New control measure created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Hazard - Submerged casualty

New hazard created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Initiate firefighter emergency: Water rescue

New control measure created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Safe entry into the water

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Personal protective equipment: Water rescue

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Hierarchy of risk (Rescue formula)

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Water awareness

New section - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Risk management planning for water rescue

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Introduction

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021


January 27, 2022

Water rescue


January 26, 2022

Water rescue

Water rescue

Water rescue

Water rescue

Hazard - Submerged casualty

New hazard created - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Water rescue


January 24, 2022

Water rescue

Water rescue


January 21, 2022

Water rescue

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

ARCHIVED - Unstable surfaces and landslides

Archived following approval of Water rescue, First edition - version one, by Steering Group 11/01/2022

ARCHIVED - Flooding

Archived following approval of Water rescue, First edition - version one, by Steering Group 11/01/2022

ARCHIVED - Water rescue

Archived following approval of Water rescue, First edition - version one, by Steering Group 11/01/2022

Introduction

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Risk management planning for water rescue

Revised content - Water rescue, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021


January 20, 2022

Control measure - Isolate or make safe utilities: Flooding

Revised content - Geophysical hazards, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Isolate or make safe utilities: Flooding

Revised content - Geophysical hazards, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Hazard - Utilities: Flooding

Revised content - Geophysical hazards, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Tactical Action - Ensure the floodwater is of a minimum depth to ensure safe submersible pump operation

SPACE REMOVED FROM FLOOD WATER

Tactical Action - Consider the environmental impact of delivering floodwater to another area

NO CHANGE

Control measure - National Resilience: Deploy high volume pumps to remove floodwater

Content relocated and title changed

Control measure - Pumping out floodwater

Revised content - Geophysical hazards, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Control measure - Divert the flow or improve the drainage of floodwater

Revised content - Geophysical hazards, First edition - version one, approved by steering group 11/01/2021

Tactical Action - Provide regular updates to the National Resilience Fire Control via the enhanced logistical support (ELS)

NFRC changed to full wording