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Control measure

Cordon control: Oxidising materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordon control to protect from oxidising materials

Understand:

  • The characteristics of oxidising materials involved in fire
  • The use of specialist advice to determine appropriate cordon distances

Refer to hazard – Explosive materials: Involved in a fire – Control measure – Cordon control: Explosives

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Cordon control to protect from oxidising materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish safe control and effective management of resources and the public
  • Identify, implement and communicate safe and effective cordons and protection zones
  • Use specialist advice to determine level of risk from oxidising materials