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Control measure

Controlled burning: Biological agents

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Controlled burning of biological agents

Understand:

  • The importance of specialist advice when performing a controlled burn of biological hazards
  • The limitations of control systems to prevent escape of biological hazards
  • Pollution control procedures to prevent spread of contamination

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Controlled burning of biological agents

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Perform a controlled burn in a safe, efficient and effective manner
  • Implement pollution control procedures and communicate to relevant agencies

Refer to – Controlled burning – Fires and firefighting training specification