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Control measure
Substance identification: Corrosive materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

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

Understand:

  • Classification and labelling of corrosive materials
  • Signage identifying the presence of corrosive materials
  • Procedures for Litmus and pH scale testing of corrosive materials
  • Considerations when observing/monitoring for signs of corrosion

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 corrosive materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels and markings to identify the presence of corrosive materials
  • Identify and interpret corrosive material incident information and where appropriate use detection equipment
  • Use specialist advice to identify corrosive materials information
  • Assess the risk of fire from corrosive materials

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification