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Control measure

Cordon control: Cylinders and pressurised gas

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Recognise the involvement of cylinders and implement appropriate cordons

Understand:

  • The qualities and features of pressurised gases
  • The importance of quickly identifying gases stored under pressure
  • Factors to consider when assessing the immediate risk from cylinders
  • Hazard areas and exclusion zones from compromised cylinders
  • Safe systems of work and control measures when working in the vicinity of cylinders

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Recognise the involvement of cylinders and implement appropriate cordons

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish safe control and effective management of resources and the public
  • Confirm the involvement of cylinders and pressurised gases
  • Identify and implement safe and effective cordons and protection zones
  • Use safe systems of work and control measures to safely and effectively manage cylinders and pressurised gases