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April 05, 2018

Control measure - Specialist advice: Hazardous materials

Minor amendment - Formatting change


March 29, 2018

Tactical Action - Consider requesting the attendance of tactical advisers or subject matter experts

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Provide access to enhanced skills, knowledge and understanding in CBRN(e) operations to perform the key advisory roles at incidents

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Ensure that key dangerous substance information sources are immediately available, reliable and resilient

Strategic Action - Have arrangements to access risk critical information from remote specialists quickly during incidents, ...

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Have policies and procedures that identify levels of specialist advice and how this advice can quickly be made available to the incident commander

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Ensure specialist personnel with enhanced skills, knowledge and understanding in hazardous materials ...

Strategic Action - Ensure personnel understand the purpose of the hazardous materials adviser role

Strategic Action - Have arrangements to access risk critical information from remote specialists quickly during incidents

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018


March 27, 2018

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED Use specialist advisers to carry out specific assessments and interpret information and advice 

See tactical action - 21326 Use specialist advisers to carry out hazard specific assessments and interpret information and advice - HAZ


March 13, 2018

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED Access and use weather information, for example, FireMet, to approach the incident safely and anticipate its impact on the incident

See tactical action - 18229 Access past, present and future weather information from Met Office systems (e.g. Hazard Manager) - OPS


October 02, 2017

Control measure - Access specialist hazardous materials advice

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Control measure - Access specialist hazardous materials advice

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18 Duplicate tactical action removed, see https://www.ukfrs.com/guidance/search/understand-effect-weather-and-topography-incident

Control measure - Access specialist hazardous materials advice

Link added to general control measure


September 03, 2017

Control measure - Access specialist hazardous materials advice

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