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Control measure
Extrication of animal unstable ground

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Extrication of animals from unstable ground to a place of safety

Understand:

  • The considerations for working on or near to unstable ground, including mud flats
  • The considerations for working on or near to unstable and fluid material
  • The techniques and equipment that may be used to extricate animals from unstable ground
  • The procedures for performing rescue of animals from unstable ground
  • Hazards when working in, on or near unstable ground

Refer to – Performing rescues training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Extrication of animals from unstable ground to a place of safety

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish safe systems of work and control measures to rescue animals from unstable ground
  • Use appropriate equipment and techniques to rescue animals from unstable ground
  • Establish hygiene and welfare arrangements for emergency responders and animals

Refer to – Performing rescues training specification