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Control measure
Personal protective equipment: Fires and firefighting

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Use appropriate personal protective equipment for firefighting

Understand the following:

  • Use of appropriate PPE when worn in fire situations
  • The benefits and limitations of PPE when worn in fire situations

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Personal protective equipment for firefighting

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Select and wear appropriate PPE for all activities involving fire
  • Select and use PPE in the appropriate manner whilst performing all tasks involving fire