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Control measure

Treatment: Corrosive materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Treat corrosive materials

Understand:

  • Neutralisation of a spill
  • The adverse effects and potential hazards of neutral ‘Salt’
  • Biodegradability of neutralised spills
  • Liaison protocols with environmental agencies to consult on neutralisation tactics

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Treat corrosive materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Access specialist advice to inform decision making
  • Apply safe and effective methods of neutralisation