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Minimise the risk of heat related conditions

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Minimise the risk of heat related conditions-BA

Understand:

  • The potential effects of wearing BA and personal protective equipment
  • The methods to minimise the risk of heat related conditions whilst wearing BA within a risk area
  • The term heat related conditions
  • The symptoms of heat related conditions
  • The treatment for heat related conditions
  • The responsibilities of BA wearers regarding heat related conditions

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use appropriate methods to minimise the potential of heat stress

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and report any ill effects experienced personally or by others as a result of wearing BA and personal protective equipment
  • Identify and report any signs or symptoms of heat stress whilst wearing BA
  • Perform appropriate actions and use appropriate procedures to deal with BA wearers suffering from heat stress
  • Perform the responsibilities of BA wearers regarding heat stress