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Control measure

Cordon controls: Corrosive materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Recognise the involvement of corrosive materials and implement appropriate cordons

Understand:

  • Protection of personnel and public by effective and proportionate:
    • Cordons
    • Respiratory protection (RPE)
    • Chemical protective clothing (CPC)

Refer to – Cordon controls – operations training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Recognise the involvement of corrosive materials and implement appropriate cordons

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Establish safe control and effective management of resources and the public
  • Implement cordons based on:
    • Quantity
    • Location
    • Physical state
  • Establish contingency arrangements for contamination assessment and decontamination
  • Apply health surveillance procedures to monitor exposed responders

Refer to – Cordon controls – operations training specification