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Control measure

Extinguish

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Extinguish

Understand:

  • The effects of using large volumes of water on the environment and impact of depleting bodies of water
  • When to contact the relevant environmental agency at incidents
  • The decision-making process when determining to extinguish or implement a controlled burn

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Extinguish

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Request technical advice to establish appropriate extinguishing factors

Refer to Fires and firefighting training specification

Refer to Hazardous materials training specification