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Control measure

Cordon control: Unignited flammable vapours

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordon controls to protect from flammable vapours

Understand:

  • Methods to identify flammable vapours
  • How to determine the extent of a flammable vapour hazard
  • The considerations when establishing cordons, exclusion zones and evacuation of the public

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordon controls to protect from flammable vapours

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish safe control and effective management of resources and the public
  • Confirm and continually monitor the risk from flammable vapours
  • Identify and implement safe and effective cordons and protection zones