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Control measure

Apply cooling, considering the potential for reaction with water

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Apply cooling, considering the potential for reaction with water

Understand:

  • Methods and techniques to minimise risk from oxidising materials and fuel sources
  • The use of specialist advice to interpret physical properties of oxidising materials and fuel sources

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

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Apply cooling, considering the potential for reaction with water

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and assess the involvement of oxidising material
  • Use safe and effective methods to carry out cooling operations