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Control measure
Additional resources: Major incidents


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Additional resources: Major incidents

  • The local scalable arrangements and systems used to manage large/protracted incidents
  • The local resources and roles used for the management of major incidents

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Use additional resources: Major incidents

As tactical incident commander demonstrate the ability to:

  • Implement the type and level of support of that an ongoing major incident should receive, and how the structural arrangements will work
  • Plan ahead at the incident to predict and request resource requirements as far in advance as practicable
  • Establish clear lines of communication with all the relevant pieces of the operational support parties that are in place to assist them

As strategic incident commander demonstrate the ability to:

  • Ensure that the appropriate scale of command support arrangements is instigated
  • Establish the use of a major incident room or support cell to provide additional support to fire control, and strategic, tactical and operational commanders
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are available following consultation of risk management plans