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Control measure

Containment: Flammable liquids

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contain flammable liquids

Understand:

  • Methods, techniques and equipment to manage and reduce flow of flammable liquids
  • Methods of vapour suppression
  • The hierarchy of control for managing leaks
  • The additional hazards caused by a leak of pressurised liquid

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contain flammable liquids

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the spread of vapour clouds, giving consideration to:
    • Buoyancy
    • Weather
    • Environment
  • Use methods, techniques and equipment to manage the flow of flammable liquids and vapour release
  • Apply the hierarchy of control for managing leaks