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Control measure

Substance identification: Acetylene

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

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

Understand:

  • Sources of Information to verify cylinder contents
  • Incident information about acetylene cylinders to inform risk assessments and tactical planning
  • How to identify signs of heat in acetylene 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 acetylene cylinders

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels and markings to identify the presence of acetylene cylinders
  • Use detection equipment to identify and monitor involvement of acetylene cylinders