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October 26, 2022

Introduction

Terminology of National Operational Guidance added


September 28, 2022

Control measure - Minimise physical damage to the environment

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Air quality cell function

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Use, containment and substitution of firefighting foam

Create a new combined control measure of Use, containment and substitution of firefighting foam, which were previously separate control measures.

Control measure - Recycling or reduction of fire water run-off

New control measure created - combined Recycling and Reduction Control measures

Control measure - Control the environmental impacts of fire-related incidents

Training specification link updated

Hazard - Polluting materials: Fire-related incidents

New hazard created using content for Fire-related incidents

Control measure - Decontamination: Polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Disposal of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Transportation of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Treatment of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Absorption of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Dilution of polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Control measure - Containment of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Containment of polluting materials

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Specialist resources: Environmental protection

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Specialist advice: Environmental protection

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Risk management: Environmental risks

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Environmental protection response to leaks from high pressure oil pipelines

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Control measure - Control the environmental impacts of fire-related incidents

New control measure created combined with Extinguish the fire and Removal or separation of materials involved in fire

Hazard - Polluting materials: Fire-related incidents

New hazard created using content for Fire-related incidents

Hazard - Polluting materials: Fire-related incidents

New hazard created using content for Fire-related incidents

Control measure - Decontamination: Polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Control measure - Transportation of polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Control measure - Absorption of polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Control measure - Risk assessment at an incident: Environmental risks

New control measure created - Content from Environmental risk assessment

Control measure - Risk management: Environmental risks

Title changed and revised content - Includes content from Risk management planning


September 27, 2022

Hazard - Polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Hazard - Polluting materials

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022


September 23, 2022

Control measure - Containment of polluting materials

Revised title and content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022


September 22, 2022

Environmental protection

Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Environmental protection

Strategic Action - Establish sources of high volume pumps and how these can be requested for incidents that will require ...

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Consider the impact of fire water run off on compacted materials and ground conditions

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Consider identifying areas of operation where a reduced use of water strategy can be initiated without ...

Minor change - typo - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Obtain specialist advice on the initial or continued use of recycled fire water run-off, including ...

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Consider hygiene. See National Operational Guidance: Operations

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Consider the need to decontaminate equipment, including PPE used for recycling fire water run-off

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Consider replacing a proportion of the recycled fire water run-off with fresh water, to reduce the ...

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Consider using appropriate containment equipment to reduce the possibility of blockages from particles contained in the fire water run-off

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Use suitable pumps and other equipment to avoid blockages when recycling fire water run-off

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Carry out an environmental risk assessment and monitor the impact of tactics on the identified risk

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Identify and assess the potential impact of the material involved in the fire before starting to recycle fire water run-off

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Put controls in place to ensure that the spray or steam from recycled fire water run-off cannot ...

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - Consider recycling fire water run-off, to reduce the volume of water required

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Where possible, recycle the fire water run-off. See Recycling fire water run-off.

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Strategic Action - Consider procuring equipment that can be used to apply water at reduced levels of flow

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Strategic Action - Establish arrangements with specialists for testing pollutants in recycled fire water run-off 

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Strategic Action - Consider procuring equipment suitable for recycling fire water run-off

Revised content - Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED - Consider a controlled burn strategy; see Controlled burning

Archived following approval of Environmental protection, Third edition - version one, approved by steering group 06/09/2022