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Control measure

Identify and manage Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE) situations

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify and manage Boling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE)

Understand:

  • The term ‘BLEVE’
  • Signs and symptoms that BLEVE may occur
  • The hazards caused by BLEVE
  • Procedures to manage a BLEVE situation

Refer to control measures – Cordon control: Cylinders and pressurised gas, and cool pressurised gas containers

Refer to – Foundation for hazardous materials

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Identify and manage Boling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion (BLEVE)

Refer to control measures – Cordon control: Cylinders and pressurised gas, and cool pressurised gas containers