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Control measure
Gas cooling


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Maintain a safe working area and minimise risk by gas cooling

Understand the following:

  • Efficient cooling of fire gas using water (spray/mist)
  • Methods of achieving efficient fire gas cooling

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gas cooling

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the requirement for gas cooling
  • Select and use appropriate methods, equipment and media for achieving efficient gas cooling