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Control measure

Appropriate intervention: Fire in tunnel

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fire in tunnel

Understand:

  • The types of tunnels and their construction
  • The fixed installations and safety systems used in tunnels
  • The considerations before deciding on the appropriate intervention for fires in tunnels
  • The procedures to be adopted for fighting fires in tunnels

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fire in tunnel

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the type of tunnel
  • Identify the fixed installations used in tunnels for firefighting purposes
  • Use appropriate procedures for dealing with fires in tunnels
  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to extinguish fires in tunnels