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Control measure
Manage pressurised air systems

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Manage compressed air systems

Understand:

  • How compressed air systems may impact the stability of a craft or vehicle
  • The hazards posed by compressed air systems on crafts and vehicles
  • How to identify mechanical interlocks and safety systems on crafts and vehicles
  • How mechanical interlocks and built in safety systems can be used to assist scene safety
  • How to override or release compressed air systems
  • How to identify if changes in a compressed air system may cause movement of a vehicle

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Manage compressed air systems

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify pressurised air systems and assess their integrity
  • Gather information regarding the operation and isolation of pressurised air systems
  • Communicate the hazards of pressurised air systems to relevant people
  • Establish appropriate cordons where there is risk relating to pressurised air systems
  • Mitigate the impact of compressed air systems
  • Override or release compressed air system