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Control measure

Situational awareness: Transport

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Situational awareness: Transport

Understand:

  • The types of transport network in their area
  • The Impact of operational activity and incidents on the transport network 
  • How the size of the scene and physical geography may affect how a scene survey is completed
  • Alternative methods of scene survey
  • The range of information sources that may be available at each type of transport incident
  • How to gather information from available sources
  • The considerations when gathering information
  • How to access and use vehicle data system information
  • Evacuation strategies that may be used on transport networks

Refer to Situational awareness – Incident command training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Situational awareness: Transport

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and gather information from a range of sources to gain accurate situational awareness
  • Communicate appropriate information to the relevant people or agency
  • Use scene surveys to assess the accuracy of plans and risk information

Refer to Situational awareness – Incident command training specification