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Control measure
Appropriate speed and weight of intervention

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate speed of intervention for incidents involving fire

Understand the following:

  • Considerations for determining the speed of intervention
  • Circumstances dictating defensive firefighting tactics
  • Circumstances dictating offensive firefighting tactics
  • Procedures, equipment and facilities used to ensure safe systems of work are adopted for rapid intervention

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate speed of intervention

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Carry out a personal assessment of risk to justify offensive or defensive tactics