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Control measure

Welfare

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Welfare

Understand:

  • How welfare arrangements can support personnel at incidents, physically and psychologically
  • How the provision of welfare arrangements can support the safe person principles
  • The considerations when establishing welfare arrangements
  • What should be included in welfare arrangements
  • The relevant regulations regarding welfare in the workplace

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the effects of geography on equipment logistics, casualties and the welfare of personnel

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify what type and quantity of welfare arrangements are required, based on the working conditions and expected duration of the incident

Consider the effect of weather conditions and time of day on the welfare of personnel

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Determine the impact of the working environment on the welfare of personnel

Provide first aid equipment for personnel deployed to areas where there is no immediate medical assistance available

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Provide an appropriate level of first aid equipment

Consider requesting appropriate facilities for the welfare of personnel

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Request appropriate welfare facilities, based on the working conditions and expected duration of the incident