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Control measure

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Understand:

  • The relevant legislation regarding PPE
  • The uses and limitations of all role related personal protective equipment
  • PPE compatibility
  • PPE maintenance, cleaning and decontamination procedures

 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Wear and use the appropriate level of PPE identified by service risk assessments
  • Wear and use the appropriate level off PPE, throughout an incident, as identified by service risk assessment
  • Maintain PPE as prescribed by service procedure
  • Recognise potential contamination of equipment and PPE and follow service procedures