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Control measure

Decontamination

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Decontamination of equipment and personnel

Understand:

  • The benefits of decontaminating equipment at the incident
  • The use of specialist advice when choosing appropriate means of decontamination

Refer to hazardous materials training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Decontamination of equipment and personnel

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply appropriate techniques to decontaminate equipment
  • Apply appropriate techniques to decontaminate the public
  • Apply appropriate techniques to decontaminate responders
  • Use specialist advice when choosing appropriate means of decontamination

Refer to Hazardous materials training specification