Flashcards in Recording Decisions at Incidents PN828 Deck (7)
With reference to this document, there are 2 types of Decisions, what are they?
One that does not create additional risk to personnel but can cause major impact e.g. shutting Railways or services
The other are actions that are not covered under policy and procedures e.g. bridgehead one floor below fire floor due to building design
How are the 2 different types of decisions recorded?
The situational impact one can be written down
The operational deviation one must be put on a Key Decision Log (KDL) along with a risk assessment and completed risk matrix
Both can be done on the CSS
When should Logging take place?
As soon as practically possible
What are 3 ways of managing risks at incidents?
Generic Risk Assessments (Nationally Produced)
Strategic Risk Assessments (Locally produced)
Incident Risk Assessments (Info gathered by IC)
Who has authority on Decisions made at an incident?
IC or if they've given authority to their Sector Commanders
They will always need logging
If you decide the risk out weighs the gain what should you do?
Put it in the decision log