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Control measure

Minimise the impact of vibration from vehicles or machinery

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Minimise the impact of vibration from vehicles or machinery

Understand:

  • The potential impact of vibration from vehicles or machinery on the incident
  • The need to monitor the impact of vehicles or machinery during the incident on:
    • Casualties
    • Structures, excavations or natural features
    • Animals
    • Fire and rescue service activity

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the impact of vibration from movement or use of vehicles or machinery on the incident

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the impact of vibration caused by vehicles or machinery being used at the incident

Assess the benefits versus risks of continued movement or use of vehicles or machinery

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the necessity or benefits of using vehicles or machinery at the incident

Select which vehicles or machinery may be used, and apply control to those that should not be used

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Control whether vehicles or machinery should be used, and if so how they should be used

Consider appointing personnel to monitor the impact of vibration, if the movement or use of vehicles or equipment cannot be eliminated

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Appoint personnel to monitor the impact of vibration if required