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Control measure

Control Ammonium Nitrate fertiliser

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Control Ammonium Nitrate fertiliser

Understand:

  • The use of Ammonium Nitrate
  • The use of cordon controls to reduce risk from explosive materials
  • How to identify and interpret signage for Ammonium Nitrate
  • Actions if Ammonium Nitrate is smouldering or decomposing
  • Ammonium Nitrate information to inform tactical planning

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Control Ammonium Nitrate fertiliser

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish preventative measures to control the impact of nitrate fertiliser on incidents
  • Select and implement appropriate operational tactics for use at incidents involving nitrate fertiliser
  • Monitor and manage the risk from nitrate fertilisers
  • Access additional support from explosive materials experts