Outer Safety Perimeter

Outer Safety Perimeter

Concept of Outer Safety Perimeter

In relation to securing dangerous material (in case of crisis or terrorism) a meaning of outer safety perimeter may be outlined, in general regarding European law, as follows: Or shut-off zone. The area where the rescue service personnel mainly work. Unauthorised entry is prohibited. No special PPE is necessary in this area. Without detailed information about the situation the incident commander sets up initial outer perimeters, depending on national standards.[1]


Notes and References

  1. Definition of outer safety perimeter published by the European Commission





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