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Control measure
Identify and control the hazard area around munitions

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify and control the hazard area around munitions

Understand:

  • The use of sites where munitions may be stored and/or used
  • Access restrictions and arrangements to munition sites
  • Signage and warning notifications to highlight live firing is taking place
  • The importance of maintaining situational awareness if live firing is taking place
  • Who can provide munition site information
  • The hazards and risks associated with unspent munitions

Refer to – Establish appropriate cordon controls – Incident command training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify and control the hazard area around munitions

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Confirm the status of live firing areas
  • Gather information to determine the quantity, type and location of munitions
  • Establish appropriate control zones around hazard areas
  • Establish safe systems of work and implement control measures to reduce risk from munitions

Refer to – Establish appropriate cordon controls – Incident command training specification