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Control measure
Personal protective equipment: Water rescue and flooding

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Personal protective equipment: Water rescue and flooding

Understand:

  • The performance standards and level of protection afforded by personal protective equipment ensembles used for incidents involving bodies of water
  • The use of specifically designed personal protective equipment used for working on, in or near water
  • The means of identifying personnel during night operations or in poorly illuminated areas at incidents involving bodies of water

Refer to: Personal protective equipment – Operations training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Personal protective equipment: Water rescue and flooding

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and use specifically designed personal protective equipment for working on, in or near water
  • Identify and use appropriate equipment and procedures during night operations or in poorly illuminated areas at incidents involving bodies of water

Refer to: Personal protective equipment – Operations training specification