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Control measure
Appropriate intervention: Fires in roofs

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in roofs

Understand:

  • The hazards associated with fires and firefighting in roofs
  • How to assess roofs for potential collapse in fire
  • The considerations prior to offensive firefighting operations for fires in roofs
  • How to access roofs for firefighting activities

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in roofs

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the hazards associated with roof fires
  • Identify the potential for collapse of roofs involved in fire
  • Carry out appropriate actions when dealing with roof fires
  • Access roof/adjoining roof spaces for firefighting and inspection activities