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Control measure

Remove entrapment and entanglement hazards

Control measure knowledge

Potential entanglement and entrapment hazards should be removed from the water where possible. This may involve cutting lines, removing debris or otherwise changing the environment to eliminate the risk.

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Consider removing entrapment and entanglement hazards from the water

  • Consider cutting rescue lines if necessary