Control measure knowledge

Operational risk information plans are prepared in accordance with the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 and focus on firefighter safety. The plans should also include information on pollution, prevention and control where a risk to the environment is identified at an incident.

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Strategic actions

Fire and rescue services should:
  • Include environmental risk information within operational risk plans

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Consider pollution prevention information contained within site specific risk plans

  • Carry out an environmental risk assessment

  • Implement the environmental protection measures identified in operational risk information

  • Monitor the impact of fire and rescue service tactics on the identified environmental risk
  • Identify operation and effectiveness of fixed installations and pollution prevention measures