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Control measure

Stabilise the mode of transport

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Stabilise the mode of transport

Understand:

  • Appropriate stabilisation techniques for different craft or vehicles
  • Whether to prioritise stabilisation or other actions at an incident involving unstable modes of transport
  • When specialist knowledge or resources are required to stabilise craft or vehicles
  • The properties of a good stabilisation method
  • Why stabilisation should be checked regularly
  • How to stabilise a vehicles content
  • How to assess anchor points being used to stabilise a vehicle or craft
  • The responsibilities of a safety officer appointed to monitor stability
  • When it is necessary to identify and maintain an escape route for personnel working near an unstable vehicle or craft

See www.ukro.org/education/ukro-workshops/lgv-rescues/

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Stabilise the mode of transport

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply the properties of a good stabilisation method
  • Identify and request the resources required to implement an effective stabilisation plan
  • Monitor and assess the stability of a vehicle or craft
  • Act as a safety officer monitoring stability
  • Put in place an appropriate escape route for personnel working near an unstable vehicle or craft