Flashcards in L2.2 Info From Control (paging) Deck (37)
When you call control, what information should you request?
Confirm incident number,
What are you being mobilised as?
The resources at scene or mobilised,
The incident commander and incident command pump,
Other agencies act seen or requested,
Messages and tactical mode,
Other events Or incidents in area or London,
Batch mobilising, restricted attendance,
Strong wind warnings,
Multiple calls or further calls,
Fire survival guidance
What other agencies might be attending the incident?
Local authority liaison officer,
In addition to pumping appliances, what other London Fire Brigade resources might be in attendance?
Fire rescue unit,
When contacting control, why should you confirm the incident number?
To ensure you are being Given information on the correct incident
When contacting control, why should you Should you check the type of incident you are attending?
The incident type may have changed from the original mobilisation message
When contacting control, why should you confirm the lead appliance or incident command pump and the officer in charge?
To establish the level of command at the incident, the command procedures implemented And the person you need to contact on arrival
When contacting control, why do you need to know the other agencies attending or in attendance?
To determine the resources available, assess their skills and how they can be utilised at the incident.
Feed. This information into the operational plan and command structure
When contacting control, why is it important to establish if there are any other incidents or significant events taking place locally or pan London?
These events may impact on the incident you are attending either by restricting access or limiting available resources.
Equally, your incident may impact on to the incident in the same way
When contacting control what types of restricted attendance might be in place?
Forward mobilising procedure or initial forward mobilising procedure.
Significant events such as the London marathon or trooping the colour
When contacting control, why is it important do you know if they have been further calls to this incident?
Multiple calls is an indication that there is a confirmed incident of a significant size.
Further calls can also provide additional information not given on the original call
When contacting control why is it important to establish where the original call came from?
Other emergency services will be better sources of information and possibly be more reliable than the information provided by members of the public
When contacting control, why is it important to know the messages that have been sent?
The messages will provide an accurate picture of the current situation.
Repeated messages, especially make up messages, will indicate a very fast developing situation.
When contacting control, why is it important to establish the tactical mode?
It records that the incident commander has made a risk assessment of the situation.
It declares the outcome of that risk assessment.
Defensive tactical mode identifies that situation Is currently too dangerous to commit personnel.
Offensive Tactical mode identifies that the current situation has a level of risk that is acceptable with the control measures that are in place.
When contacting control why is it important to establish who else has been informed?
These people will be listening to the messages and information from the incident, and maybe making decisions based on this.
When contacting control, why is important to confirm what you are being mobilised as?
So you know the role you may be expected to perform on arrival.
To confirm your role has not changed since the mobilisation message
When contacting control, why is important to establish the London Fire Brigade resources on scene?
This will provide a picture of The actions that can be realistically achieved at the incident due to the resources available.
When checking the map, what are the six R’s that should be considered?
Railways and London Underground,
Rivers and canals and waterways,
When checking the map, what features should you look for on the roads?
Major road junctions,
Major roads such as motorways and dual carriageways,
When checking the map, what factors should you consider for rail and underground?
Stations, major transport hub or local station,
Potential volume of pedestrians,
Distance to incident and wind direction for smoke travel
When checking the map, what are your considerations for rivers and waterways?
Check for open water sources for lifting from open water,
Waterways that could be a safety issue,
Areas where water run-off could pollute, including sites of special scientific Interest,
When checking the map for a rendezvous point what should you consider?
Areas with hard standing,
Large areas for multiple vehicles,
Locations for multiple people
When checking the map for roots what should you consider?
Consider 2 to 3 options,
Traffic buildup locally to the incident, the effect on surrounding roads,
Impact on safety,
Impact on business continuity
When checking the map, what type of risks might you find?
Electrical substation and overhead cables,
Major transport hubs,
Schools and colleges
During the office preplanning, what sources of information do you have?
Operational risk database,
Electronic premises information plan,
Maps And I Mapping,
Google maps and Google Earth
What information can you get from the operational risk database?
Risks and hazards,
Operational procedures to consider,
Plans and images,
During the office preplanning, what information can you get from the electronic premises information plan?
Building outline and shape,
Building services and facilities such as fire lifts, dry rising mains And sprinklers,
Hydrant locations And hose lengths
When conducting the office preplanning, what information can be retrieved from I mapping?
Hydrant locations and sizes,
Properties with oxygen,
When conducting the office preplanning, what Information can be gained from social media?
Local chatter about the incident,
Videos that have been posted.
When conducting the office preplanning, what information can be gained from the map?
Holding areas for people (LILO)
When conducting the office preplanning, what information can be gained from boss?
Persons informed or mobilised,
Resources attached to the incident,
Other agencies informed,
Other incidents in progress
During the office preplanning, what information can be gained from Google maps and Google Earth?
An image of the building, area and roads.
Images of significant buildings and risks locally.
Images of roads and junctions including An indication of traffic levels
During the pre-planning for roads, what agencies should you consider utilising?
Police, for traffic management.
Highways agency, for motorway Traffic management and matrix signs.
During the pre-planning for rail and London Underground what agencies should you consider?
The police, in case of serious injury,
The ambulance service, to treat casualties,
Rail liaison officer, for train movements and isolation of electric,
British transport police, For specific incidents on the Railways.
When conducting the pre-planning for rivers canals and waterways, what agencies should you consider?
The waterways authority or Port of London authority or control of vessel movements.
Environment agency for water run-off and contamination
During office preplanning, what safe systems of work should you consider?
For roadways, friend of positions.
For rail incidents, track isolation, short circuit devices and lookouts or safety officers.
For water related incidents, working on the water level one or level two implemented.
During the pre-planning, what officer tags should you consider?
Bulk media advisor for water supplies, high volume pump, hose layer,
Fire safety officer for building facilities and operation,
Hazardous materials officer for chemicals etc,
Fire investigation officer,
Tactical advisors for urban search and rescue, line rescue, and water rescue.