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Control measure
Substance identification

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Substance identification

Understand:

  • The various methods of identifying hazardous materials
  • The methods of identifying hazardous materials in transport
  • The methods of identifying the presence of hazardous materials at fixed sites
  • The containment systems used for hazardous material storage

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Substance identification

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use signs, labels and marking systems to identify types of substance
  • Identify if containers indicating the presence of general or specific hazardous materials
  • Use available fire service or on-site detection equipment to identify substances