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by the NFCC

Control measure

Specialist resources: Casualty at height

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Requesting specialist resources

Understand:

  • The benefits of making an early request for specialist resources
  • The need to consider external agencies that can provide a specialist response
  • The benefits of joint training and exercises

Plan for the arrival of specialist resources

Understand:

  • The need to ensure that the actions of initial attending personnel do not hinder the access or activities of specialist resources
  • The potential need to stabilise the casualty until specialist resources arrive

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Make an early assessment of the incident and request specialist resources if required

Demonstrate the ability to:

Assess the incident and request appropriate specialist resources if required

If possible, stabilise the casualty until the arrival of specialist resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Consider stabilising the casualty until specialist resources arrive

Consider and plan for the arrival of specialist resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Ensure the immediate actions of initial responding personnel do not hinder access or activities of specialist resources