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Control measure

Assess the risk of working near water or other liquids

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assess the risk of working near water or other liquids

Understand: 

  • The factors that should be considered when carrying out a risk assessment when personnel are working near water or other liquids

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Avoid working near water or other liquids where possible

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Determine the necessity for personnel to work near water or other liquids

Commit the minimum number of personnel to the hazard area when working near water or other liquids

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the minimum number of personnel that need to work near the water or other liquids

Assess the risk of accidental entry into water or other liquids

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the likelihood of accidental entry into the water or other liquids
  • Assess the level of danger presented by the water or other liquids