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Use BA welfare arrangements

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Using BA welfare arrangements to maintain the health and wellbeing of BA wearers

Understand:

  • The role and responsibilities of BA wearers regarding BA welfare 
  • The procedures for minimising the risk of heat stress
  • The arrangements, which can be implemented at incidents to minimise the effects of heat stress
  • The equipment, which may be considered for use at a rest and recovery area
  • The ideal rest and recovery procedures and water consumption rates
  • The procedure for dealing with illness and/or injury of personnel whilst wearing BA

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use BA welfare arrangements to maintain the health and wellbeing of BA wearers

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Perform the role and responsibilities of BA wearers regarding BA welfare 
  • Perform the procedures for minimising the risk of heat stress
  • Use the arrangements, which can be implemented at incidents to minimise the effects of heat stress
  • Select and use the appropriate equipment, which may be considered for use at a rest and recovery area
  • Use the ideal rest and recovery procedures and water consumption rates
  • Perform the procedure for dealing with illness and/or injury of personnel whilst wearing BA