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Control measure
Cordons: Moving vehicles on roadways

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordons: Moving vehicles on roadways

Understand:  

  • Appropriate positions  for cordon placement on roadways  
  • Appropriate use of fire and rescue service vehicles to provide shielding for personnel at incidents involving moving vehicles on roadways 
  • The use of safe systems of work to manage other road users at incidents involving moving vehicles on roadways 
  • The use of warning signs, lights and cones at incidents involving moving vehicles on roadways 
  • The role of safety officers  at incidents involving moving vehicles on roadways

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordons: Moving vehicles  on roadways

Demonstrate the ability to:  

  • Work with relevant agencies to establish cordons on roadways 
  • Establish and monitor appropriate inner and outer cordons based on the position of the incident, the road type and speed of traffic 
  • Use safe systems of work to protect people and resources on various roadways  
  • Make best use of fire and rescue service vehicles and equipment to warn and fend off moving vehicles