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Control measure
Identify the direction of movement

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify the direction of movement

Understand:

  • The importance of determining a vehicles direction of movement at a road traffic incident
  • The hazards that may be present when vehicle contents have shifted in a road traffic incident
  • How to assess the potential movement of vehicle contents and their effect on vehicle stability

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify the direction of movement

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify unstable loads associated with vehicle contents
  • Communicate hazard information to relevant personnel
  • Adopt safe systems of work in situations when vehicles have not yet been stabilised