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Control measure
Take preventative action

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Take preventative action

Understand:  

  • The considerations prior to early intervention and how this may prevent the collapse of a building, or protect areas required for access and egress 
  • Who can provide specialist advice and assistance regarding preventative action at incidents involving unstable structures 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Take preventative action

Demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Assess structural stability prior to taking preventative action to mitigate the risk of partial or structural collapse of the building 
  • Take appropriate preventative action to reduce the risk or partial or structural collapse of the building