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Control measure
Monitor for external firespread

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Monitor for external firespread

Understand:

  • The methods for providing external protection for firefighting means in buildings
  • The need for communication between internal and external firefighting crews whilst dealing with fires in buildings

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Monitor for external firespread

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish appropriate cordons considering external firespread, planing glass or panels and falling objects
  • Monitor external firespread using:
    • Thermal imaging cameras
    • Internal and external resources
    • Carrying out regular external surveys
  • Investigate the building for external firespread, considering hidden or undetected firespread