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Use appropriate BA procedures and processes to deal with hazardous materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Using appropriate BA procedures and processes to deal with hazardous materials

Understand:

  • The capabilities and procedures for performing snatch rescue of people from hazardous materials, whilst wearing breathing apparatus
  • The procedures for checking in through the breathing apparatus entry control whilst wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • The procedure used to augment the air supply of BA wearers wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • The process used to communicate progress with the team and breathing apparatus entry control, whilst maintaining physical contact with own team throughout
  • The procedure and equipment used to capture and communicate hazardous material information whilst wearing chemical protective equipment (CPC)
  • The process used for BA teams to enter the decontamination area and to checkout through the breathing apparatus entry control
  • The relevant feedback which should be provided by the BA team to the decontamination team and incident commander

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use appropriate BA procedures and processes to deal with hazardous materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate procedures to perform a snatch rescue of people from hazardous materials, whilst wearing breathing apparatus
  • Use appropriate procedures for checking in through the breathing apparatus entry control whilst wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • Use appropriate  procedures to augment the air supply of BA wearers wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • Use appropriate processes to communicate progress with the team and breathing apparatus entry control, whilst maintaining physical contact with own team throughout, whilst wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • The use of appropriate procedures and equipment to capture and communicate hazardous substance information whilst wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)
  • Use appropriate processes for BA teams to enter the decontamination area and to checkout through the breathing apparatus entry control
  • Communicate relevant feedback which should be provided by the BA team to the decontamination team and incident commander