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February 12, 2021

Risk management planning

Minor change to formatting


February 11, 2021

Control measure - Transportation

Tactical action added following assurance check

Control measure - Containment (Foam)

Tactical action action added following assurance check


February 08, 2021

Hazard - Physical damage to the environment

Site-specific risk information and Emergency response plan control measures updated as part of Review of Operations 3rd edition - knock on impact removal from hazards in other pieces of guidance

Hazard - Fire water run-off

Site-specific risk information and Emergency response plan control measures updated as part of Review of Operations 3rd edition - knock on impact removal from hazards in other pieces of guidance


February 01, 2021

Hazard - Polluting materials

Link updated following publication of Foundation for EP


January 28, 2021

Responsibility of fire and rescue services


July 24, 2019

Environmental protection

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Tactical action had been changed incorrectly by M Hodges during upload of Transport guidance, tactical action overwritten. Error corrected and new content created for transport Approved by M Hodges


July 19, 2019

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Minor amendment - reference to transport incidents rather than incidents amended. Approved by M Hodges


July 10, 2019

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Minor amendment - duplicated to removed Approved by M Hodges


July 01, 2019

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Tactical action had been changed incorrectly by M Hodges during upload of Transport guidance, tactical action overwritten. Error corrected and new content created for transport Approved by M Hodges


May 09, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop SSRI for aerodromes


May 08, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI) for aerodromes

Tactical Action - Refer to the SSRI for the aerodrome


May 02, 2019

Strategic Action - Develop SSRI for aerodromes.

Strategic Action - Develop criteria for the identification of sites requiring Site-Specific Risk Information

Tactical Action - Refer to the SSRI for the aerodrome.


April 26, 2019

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Number changed to superscript


January 16, 2019

Control measure - Substitution

Training specification link established


December 11, 2018

Control measure - Containment (Foam)

Training specification link established


September 04, 2018

Environmental protection

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 03, 2018

Tactical Action - Consider the need for water relay or high volume pumping (HVP) equipment and tactical advisers

Added during hazard consolidation

Tactical Action - Consider using dams, pumps and refilling areas to reduce the impact on soil, water and ecological assets

Added during hazard consolidation

Tactical Action - Implement the environmental protection measures identified in operational risk information

Tactical Action - Notify the relevant forestry agency if trees have been felled during the wildfire incident

Tactical Action - Communicate any risk to the environment to those attending the incident

Strategic Action - Consider wildfire pre-planning with land owners, land managers and multi-agency groups 

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.

Tactical Action - Notify the relevant heritage agency if protected heritage assets have been affected during a wildfire incident

Control measure - Consider the environmental impact of firefighting

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.

Hazard - Environmental protection: Wildfires

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. Training Specification link established


July 10, 2018

Responsibility of fire and rescue services

Number changed to superscript


June 01, 2018

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Control measure - Site-Specific Risk Information (SSRI)

Control measure - Containment

'Flexi-dams' amended to 'inflatable dams'

Control measure - Containment

'Flexi-dams' amended to 'inflatable dams'

Control measure - Containment

'Flexi-dams' amended to 'inflatable dams'

Control measure - Containment

'Flexi-dams' amended to 'inflatable dams'


May 31, 2018

Control measure - Treatment

Training specification link established

Control measure - Disposal

Training specification link established

Control measure - Dilution

Training specification link established

Control measure - Liaison with conservation bodies

Training specification link established

Control measure - Operational risk information plan (Nature conservation sites)

Training specification link established

Control measure - Diversion

Training specification link established

Control measure - Containment

Training specification link established

Control measure - Transportation

Training specification link established

Control measure - Firefighting foam and chemicals

Control measure - Containment

Training specification link established

Control measure - Absorption

Training specification link established

Control measure - Defined paths and tracks

Training specification link established