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Control measure

Containment: Toxic materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contain toxic materials

Understand:

  • Key factors that determine how toxic substances are contained
  • Alternative methods of managing toxic substances that cannot be contained
  • Key properties that affect behaviour of toxic:
    • Solids
    • Liquids
    • Vapours

Refer to – Containment – Environmental training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contain toxic materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the impact of a toxic substance release
  • Liaise with a specialist adviser to determine suitable methods of containment
  • Apply effective techniques to contain toxic substances
  • Reduce vaporisation by appropriate means
  • Effectively manage the mixing of toxic materials, containment systems and water

Refer to – Containment – Environmental training specification