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Control measure

Deploy adequate personnel and resources: Rescues from confined spaces or complex environments

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Deploy adequate personnel and resources: Rescues from confined spaces or complex environments

Understand:

  • The need for specialist resources
  • The need to prevent deterioration in the condition of the casualty
  • The impact of the atmosphere in the environment on the casualty
  • The USAR resources that may provide assistance for rescuing a casualty

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Deploy adequate personnel and resources to rescue a casualty from a confined space or complex environment

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate numbers of personnel to rescue a casualty from a confined space or complex environment
  • Extricate the casualty as safely and quickly as possible, to prevent deterioration in their condition

Consider requesting advice or assistance to rescue a casualty from a confined space or complex environment

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the need for specialist resources, including USAR resources, to assist with rescuing a casualty from a confined space or complex environment