After successfully completing the course you will be able to:
- Describe the principles of the DC Electrified system
- Identify the main components of the DC conductor rail system
- Identify hazards associated with being near or adjacent to conductor rail
- Describe how to cross the DC conductor rail safely
- Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across conductor rail
- Describe defects that render insulated tools and equipment unfit for purpose
- Identify hazards associated with working within DC isolations
- Describe the work safe and emergency response procedures
- Demonstrate how to inspect insulated tools before use
- Demonstrate the correct application and removal of conductor rail shields
- Identify defective tools and shields
- Identify the three risk control areas as stated in NR/L3/MTC/EP0152
- Demonstrate how to cross the conductor rail safely
- How to safely transit tools, materials and equipment within the electrified area
- Demonstrate how to apply a Track Circuit Operating Clip safely
Upon successful completion of this course, your new competency will be uploaded to Sentinel by one of our administrators. Sentinel smart cards are ordered directly from Sentinel at www.railsentinel.co.uk (at your own cost).
Other Courses & Assessments
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Provides the knowledge and skills required to determine the role and responsibilities when undertaking Point Operator Duties. Covers normal operation …
Our Medical Screenings decipher whether individuals are fit to work, ensuring they are not subject to increased risk of harm to themselves or their colleagues, due to any foreseeable underlying medical condition. These medical examinations include a general health questionnaire, audiometry, vision testing and a physical assessment to determine the mobility, balance and co-ordination.
Our full catalogue of services includes:
• Pre-employment Medicals and Medical Reviews
• Pre-placement and Periodic Testing – Screening designed to aid the recruitment process as well as on-going employee testing
• Random and Unannounced Screening – Monitoring employees for the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace, especially important for those working within a safety critical role
• Point of Care Testing – Drug and Alcohol screening with instant results
• Well-being days – covering BMI, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Lifestyle advice etc.
On-site testing is available (minimum of 10 tests) and incurs an additional £150.
This course is intended for candidates who wish to re-certify their Individual Working Alone (IWA) competency. Duration: 2 Days