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Control measure

Substance identification: Cylinders and pressurised gas

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and markings to identify cylinders

Understand:

  • Classification and labelling of cylinders
  • Signage identifying cylinders in the transport environment
  • The information that may be gathered from a vehicle or crafts crew, when cylinders are being transported
  • The information that may be gathered from a responsible person when cylinders are used/stored on a site
  • Signage identifying storage and/or use of cylinders

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and markings to identify cylinders

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels and markings to identify the presence of cylinders and pressurised gases
  • Access and interpret cylinder and pressurised gas information from various sources
  • Identify involvement of cylinders and pressurised gases in fire

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification