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Control measure
Isolate or limit gases, liquids or flowing materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Isolate or limit gases, liquids or flowing materials 

Understand: 

  • The hazards and risks associated with the ingress of gas, liquids or flowing materials into a  confined space 
  • How movement through liquid or flowing materials may disturb and release toxic or asphyxiate gases 
  • The benefits of removing gases, liquids or flowing materials from a confined space 
  • How to remove gases, liquids or flowing materials from a confined space

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Isolate or limit gases, liquids or flowing materials

Demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Investigate and determine the presence of gases, liquids or flowing materials in a confined space 
  • Remove gases, liquids or flowing materials from a confined space, in an appropriate manner, when necessary 
  • Carry out appropriate actions to reduce the risk of toxic or asphyxiate gases from liquids or flowing materials in a confined space