(COSS) Controller of Site Safety Initial

Track Safety Training

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Duration of course: 7 Days

Maximum no. of Candidates: 8 (Minimum 3)

Course aims:
This course is intended for candidates who wish to set up a safe system of work on Network Rail’s infrastructure and act as a Controller Of Site Safety. It also covers Personal Track Safety re-certification

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will be able to:
• Set up a safe system of work for groups working on the railway
• Act as a Controller Of Site Safety on Network Rail’s infrastructure in accordance with industry standards

Other information
• Following successful completion of the course Infrasafe will register your certification with Sentinel
• Re-certification is required every two years and consists of a three day classroom based course and assessment

Our modern training centre in Blaydon, Tyne & Wear or we can arrange training at a location to suit your needs

Course Content:
• Personal Track Safety re-certification (AC and DCCR)
• Introduction of COSS duties
• Planning safe systems of work
• Choosing the Right Line Blockage
• Blocking the Line
• Communicating Clearly
• Blocking the Line using a T12
• Blocking the Line using a T2
• Safe systems of Work in Green Zones
• Green Zone Scenario exercise
• Safe system of Work in Red Zones
• Red Zone Scenario exercise
• How to give an Effective Safety Briefing
• Working within a Possession
• Checking Qualifications
• COSS working alone
• Additional duties
• Rail Incident Officer – An Overview
• Theory, Practical and Verbal assessments
• Duties of a COSS in relation to electrical power supply when isolations are required  
• OLP/CRP (Optional)
• Feedback and Post Course Objectives

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