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Control measure

Engineering controls

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Engineering controls

Understand:

  • The need to carry out risk assessments before applying engineering controls
  • The types of engineering controls
  • The vehicles or equipment that other organisations may be able to provide
  • The importance of vehicles and equipment being:
    • Maintained in a safe condition
    • Operated by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training
  • The relevant legislation regarding the provision and use of work equipment

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider using appropriate vehicles, equipment or other engineering controls to reduce risk

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Select appropriate vehicles, equipment or other engineering controls
  • Ensure any vehicles or equipment are:
    • Suitable for use
    • In a safe condition
    • Operated by competent people

 

Consider requesting appropriate resources from other fire and rescue services and agencies

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Request resources from other fire and rescue services or agencies