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Control measure

Substance identification: Flammable solids

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and other markings to identify flammable solids

Understand:

  • Classification and labelling of:
    • Flammable solids
    • Spontaneously combustible materials
    • Substances in contact with water producing flammable gas
  • Signage identifying the presence of flammable solids
  • The use of detection equipment to identify flammable solids
  • The use of specialist advice to interpret physical properties of flammable solids

Refer to – Substance identification – Hazardous materials training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather information and recognise symbols, labels and other markings to identify flammable solids

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels, markings and detection equipment to identify flammable solids
  • Access and interpret flammable solids information from a number of sources