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Control measure

Warn, inform, instruct and update people: Major incidents

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Warn, inform, instruct and update people: Major incidents

  • The process and systems used to warn, inform, instruct and update people during a major incident
  • The support mechanisms available via government to warn, inform, instruct and update people during major incidents

See National Operational Guidance, training specification: Operations - Warn, inform, instruct and update people

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Warn, inform, instruct and update people: Major incidents

  • Agree the identity of lead responders to warn, inform and advise the public on those scenarios which can reasonably be anticipated
  • Agree and implement joint working procedures and allocation of responsibilities in support of the lead responder for warning, informing and advising
  • Agree the trigger points for the handover of the lead responsibility for warning, informing and advising from one responder body to another and the procedures to achieve this
  • Agree how services or products for warning, informing and advising (e.g. equipment for media centres) will be sourced
  • As appropriate, agree with local companies and organisations the circumstances in which their facilities or resources (e.g. premises, call centres), may be made available to the responder bodies, to help deliver advice and information to the public during an emergency

See National Operational Guidance, training specification: Operations - Warn, inform, instruct and update people