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Control measure
Identify appropriate tactical plan

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify appropriate tactical plan

Understand:

  • The specific hazards associated with underground rail infrastructure
  • The conditions associated with working in underground structures
  • Fixed installation and fire suppression systems in underground rail networks
  • How the responsible person can provide information to support the tactical plan
  • The operating principles of train operating companies

Refer to National Operational Guidance: Fires and Firefighting- Piston effect.

Refer to Subsurface, height, structures and confined spaces training specification - Underground structures

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify appropriate tactical plan

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use information to develop and implement a safe and effective tactical plan
  • Maintain effective communications with the appropriate responsible persons
  • Assess the impact of firefighting operations on the public