Control measure – Welfare

Control Measure Knowledge

Adopting appropriate welfare arrangements at operational incidents will assist with the safe and effective management of personnel and provide them with welfare support, whether physical or psychological. By having effective arrangements for the management of welfare and physical wellbeing at incidents, fire and rescue services will support several key elements of the safe person principles.

Consideration should be given to work rotation, rest, recovery and reliefs taking account of activities undertaken and weather conditions. At protracted incidents provision should be made for suitable sanitary conveniences and hygiene facilities; an adequate supply of drinking water should be provided for all personnel.

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Strategic Actions

Tactical Actions