LUL - G2198

Guidance for Service Control in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release

active, Most Current
Organization: LUL
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 11
scope:

This guidance applies to Service Control teams in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released within a station or train, with the intention of causing mass casualties.

It does not apply to the relatively frequent reports of:

  • A single person collapsing on a station or a train, commonly known as a Person taken Ill On a Train (PIOT) as a result of a medical issue, or
  • The use of irritants such as CS gas, Mace or pepper spray which has been released by customers who are acting in an anti-social manner, or
  • An attack on an individual utilising a corrosive substance such as an acid or alkali.

Purpose

This guidance is intended to help Service Control staff take the safest action for customers and staff in the event of a hazardous material release or chemical attack within a London Underground station or train.

Document History

G2198
September 1, 2018
Guidance for Service Control in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release
This guidance applies to Service Control teams in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released within a station or train, with the intention of causing mass casualties. It...
August 1, 2018
Guidance for Service Control in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release
This guidance applies to Service Control teams in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released within a station or train, with the intention of causing mass casualties. It...

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