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Control measure

Appropriate intervention: Biological agents involved in fire

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Biological agents involved in fire

Understand:

  • Containment of biological agents – See control measure – Containment: Biological agents
  • How biological agents may react in a fire situation
  • Appropriate intervention techniques without increasing risk of firespread
  • The importance of identifying risk information where biohazard symbols are displayed

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Biological agents involved in fire

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Communicate with on-site specialist to inform operational decision making
  • Assess incident information to determine appropriate intervention tactics
  • Implement appropriate intervention actions relative to the situation