Incidents involving transport systems - air
The Stationery Office, Feb 17, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 26 pages
This assessment examines the hazards, risks and control measures relating to incidents attended by the fire and rescue services involving aircraft. The term aircraft is used to describe all types of flying machines. The significant hazards and risks are identified: aircraft construction materials; damaged structures; aircraft engines; fuels; pressurised systems; electrical systems; fluoroelastomers; confined working conditions; recovery systems; airbags; payload, biological; blood born pathogens; equipment in use; psychological trauma; limited experience. Further hazards specific to military aircraft and helicopters are also detailed. Key control measures for these incidents are described.
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4.3 Incidents involving Adequate and appropriate aircraft construction aircraft engines appropriate PPE Adequate appropriate respiratory protection associated hazards Safety ballistic recovery systems cageo composite materials Confined Working Conditions construction and associated cordon control Provision cordon control Safety emegeenge services Training equipment Limited exposure exposure of personnel familiarisation visits Liaison Fire Service operations Fire service personnel Fluoroelastomers FRSs GRA 4.3 Incidents hazards Safety Officers hydrofluoric acid Incidents involving transport information in relation Injury caused Injury/illness caused involving transport systems Liaison with military low as reasonably manual handling Members of public military command centres personnel wherever possible Persons at risk practicable by strict procedures and equipment protection Firefighting procedures Provision of risk Psychological trauma Pyrotechnics reasonably practicable relation to aircraft respiratory protection Firefighting responding emegeenge services risk Control measures risk critical information Safe approach Adequate Safety Officers Liaison scene advisors significant hazard strict cordon control supervision Safe approach Training and supervision uncontrolled actuation