Survival guidance for people at risk

Control Measure Knowledge

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome
Types of survival guidance Understand:

  • The types of survival guidance that can be provided by fire control personnel
Joint strategy for survival guidance Understand:

  • The need for a joint strategy for survival guidance to be developed by the fire control room and the incident commander
  • The need to revise the survival guidance based on how the incident is developing, or on information gathered by fire control personnel
  • The need for all parties to exchange current information and use this to determine any changes in the survival guidance that should be provided to people at risk
Joint understanding of risk Understand:

  • That the location of people and the information they are providing to the fire control room can be used to build a joint understanding of risk and help the incident commander to develop an incident plan
Transferring information Understand:

  • That relevant information should be passed to the incident ground
  • The benefits of appointing an on-scene single point of contact to co-ordinate survival guidance

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome
Develop and maintain a joint strategy with the fire control room about the survival guidance to be provided to people at risk Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop and maintain a joint strategy for survival guidance with the fire control room
Be aware of the survival guidance currently being provided by fire control personnel to people at risk Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Keep informed about the survival guidance being provided by fire control personnel
Consider appointing an on-scene single point of contact to co-ordinate survival guidance Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognise the benefits of appointing an on-scene single point of contact to co-ordinate survival guidance