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Control measure
Substance identification: Toxic materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and other marking to identify toxic materials

Understand:

  • Classification and labelling of toxic materials
  • Signage identifying the presence of toxic materials
  • Triangulation of information to confirm toxic material

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and other marking to identify toxic materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels and markings to identify the presence of toxic materials
  • Identify and interpret toxic materials incident information and where appropriate use detection equipment
  • Use specialist advice to identify toxic materials information

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification