Safe working near, on or in water: fire and rescue service manual

Guidance for the fire and rescue service about the common hazards and risks at operational incidents involving water.

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This guidance highlights the common hazards and risks that fire and rescue service personnel need to address at operational incidents involving water.

It is not designed as a replacement for specific risk assessments or operational procedures that fire and rescue authorties are required to carry out in order to comply with their duties under health and safety legislation.

This publication is available in hard copy, priced £20. You can order it from The Stationery Office.

Published 7 February 2003