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Control measure

Apply the JESIP ‘STAY SAFE’ principles

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Taking appropriate action

All personnel understand:

Communicating with the fire control room

All personnel understand:

Police advice or instructions provided via the fire control room or from on-scene police officers

All personnel understand:

  • The need to follow any advice or instructions provided by the police

Taking appropriate action

Fire control personnel understand:

  • The need to appropriately control further mobilisation to the hazard area
  • How to relay M/ETHANE information to the police
  • The need to understand the numbers and location of personnel involved in the incident
  • How to contact the duty National Inter-agency Liaison Officer (NILO)
  • The need to provide notify and provide updates to personnel who are en route to or attending other incidents
  • The need to notify the police about any fire and rescue service resources that are en route to or attending other incidents in the area

Dealing with callers

Fire control personnel understand:

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Immediately notify the incident commander or the fire control room if they suspect the incident is an MTA

All personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognise that the incident could be an MTA
  • Immediately notify the incident commander or fire control room

If safe to do so, withdraw to a place of safety and notify the fire control room of their location

All personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognised potential places of safety
  • Withdraw to the place of safety
  • Notify the fire control room of their location

Consider their own safety and that of other emergency responders and the public when applying the JESIP ‘STAY SAFE’ principles for non-specialist responders

All personnel demonstrate the ability to:

If safe to do so, encourage other people to follow the JESIP ‘STAY SAFE’ public advice

All personnel demonstrate the ability to:

Follow any advice or instructions provided by the police, either via the fire control room or by on-scene police officers

 

All personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Follow advice or instructions provided by the police, either:
    • Via the fire control room
    • By on-scene police officers

Appropriately control further mobilisation to the hazard area

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Appropriately control mobilisation to the hazard area of the suspected MTA

Relay M/ETHANE messages to the police control room

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

Gather information about the numbers and location of personnel involved in the incident

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Gather information about
    • The numbers of personnel involved in the incident
    • The location of personnel involved in the incident

Contact the duty National Inter-agency Liaison Officer (NILO)

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Contact the duty National Inter-agency Liaison Officer (NILO)
  • Provide the NILO with information about the suspected MTA incident

Relay advice or instructions provided by the police to the on-scene incident commander

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Relay advice or instructions provided by the police to the on-scene incident commander

Notify commanders en route to or attending nearby incidents about a suspected MTA incident and its location

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Notify commanders en route to or attending nearby incidents:
    • That there is a suspected MTA incident in progress
    • The location of the suspected MTA incident

Make the police aware of fire and rescue service resources that are en route to or attending nearby incidents

Fire control personnel demonstrate the ability to:

  • Advise the police about fire and rescue resources that are en route to or attending nearby incidents