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Control measure
Evidence preservation

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Preserve evidence to assist fire investigation

Understand:

  • Procedures for carrying out investigations through to conclusion
  • Preservation of evidence for investigation purposes

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Preserve evidence

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Adopt good scene preservation and practices at all stages of an incident
  • Preserve evidence and avoid movement of working parts
  • Record information relevant to original state of the incident
  • Communicate scene and evidence preservation considerations to relevant personnel
  • Identify and request police and/or fire scene investigator(s)