Fire and Rescue Authorities Operational Guidance Generic Risk Assessments 2.1 Rescues from Confined Spaces
- Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
Generic Risk Assessment 2.1 examines the hazards, risks and control measures relating to fire and rescue personnel, the personnel of other agencies and members of the public.
This document aims to offer Fire and Rescue Authorities guidance on how to identify confined spaces, and the appropriate action to take at incidents to protect personnel who are mobilised to such incidents.
For the purposes of this generic risk assessment a tunnel or underground structure is defined as a natural or manmade structure, where all or part is below ground level or covered, to where people can resort to for work, pleasure or transit. This includes underpasses, or any associated shafts, but excludes basements. The locations can range from a strategic transport tunnel such as the Channel Tunnel to a utilities tunnel that may allow for occasional access for maintenance purposes.
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