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Control measure

Select appropriate firefighting media: Flammable vapours

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Select appropriate firefighting media to extinguish or control fire

Understand:

  • The considerations prior to extinguishing a leak of ignited flammable vapours
  • The balance of risk between extinguishing and allowing a controlled burn

Refer to - Select appropriate firefighting media – Fires and firefighting training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Select appropriate firefighting media to extinguish or control fire

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Interpret risk information to determine whether to extinguish or control burning
  • Interpret risk information to determine whether to stop or manage vapour release
  • Interpret risk information to determine use of appropriate firefighting media

Refer to - Select appropriate firefighting media – Fires and firefighting training specification