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Control measure

Containment

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Containment

Understand:

  • The need for containment of polluting liquids including fire water run-off
  • When containment tactics should be implemented
  • The hierarchy of containment tactics and equipment
  • How to identify site drainage
  • The importance of drainage plans
  • The difference between discharges to surface and foul water
  • How to identify an oil separator and pollution control features

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Containment

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply the environmental protection hierarchy to contain fire water run-off and other polluting liquids
  • Communicate risk information to relevant agencies