Incidents involving transport systems - air, Volume 4
The Stationery Office, Feb 17, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 39 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 Accidents Investigation Branch Activity Hazard Adequate and appropriate aircraft construction aircraft engines appropriate PPE Adequate appropriate PPE Control appropriate respiratory protection cargo composite materials construction and associated Emergency Locator Transmitter emergency services Persons emergency services Training exposure of personnel Fire Service operations Fire service personnel Fluoroelastomers Hazard Fire Service hydrofluoric acid Incidents involving transport information in relation Injury caused Injury/illness caused involving transport systems jagged edges Liaison with military low as reasonably manual handling Members of public military command centres Operational personnel Members personnel wherever possible Persons at risk PPE Control measures practicable by strict Principle hazards procedures and equipment protection Firefighting procedures Provision of risk Psychological trauma public at risk public Other emergency reasonably practicable relation to aircraft respiratory protection Firefighting responding emergency services risk critical information Safe approach Adequate scene advisors significant hazard strict cordon control supervision Safe approach Training and supervision vicinity of aircraft