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Control measure

Consider the protection of ecological and heritage assets

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the protection of ecological and heritage assets

Understand:  

  • The importance of pre-planning with responsible people and multi-agencies for ecological and heritage sites 
  • The appropriate actions to take if damage is caused during firefighting activities 
  • The agencies that should be notified if damage has been, or will be caused during firefighting 

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the environmental impact of firefighting

Demonstrate the ability to : 

  • Notify the appropriate agencies if damage has been, or will be, caused to ecological and heritage assets during firefighting at wildfire incidents 
  • Communicate the risks to the environment to personnel and other responders 
  • Use appropriate environmental protection measures at wildfires