(DP) Designated Person

Track Safety Training

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Duration of Course: 1 Day

Maximum no. of Candidates: 8

Course Aims:
This course is aimed at candidates who are required to set up safe systems of work for themselves and who are not qualified as either Controller of Site Safety or Individual Working Alone and is primarily designed to meet the needs of train fitters/maintenance staff who may well have other persons working with them (i.e. assistants)

• Upon successful completion of the course candidates will be able to:
Set up a safe system of work for themselves and/or small groups working on the railway
• Act as a Designated Person on Network Rail’s infrastructure in accordance with industry standards

Other Information:
• Following successful completion of the course Infrasafe Training will issue candidates with certification
• Re-certification is required every two years and consists of a one day classroom based course and assessment

Our modern training centre in Gateshead or we can arrange training at a location to suit your needs

Course Content:
• Introduction of Designated Persons duties
• Planning safe systems of work
• Choosing the Right Line Blockage
• Blocking the Line
• Communicating Clearly
• Blocking the Line using a Line Blockage
• Blocking the Line using Line Blockages with additional protection
• Working in Safe Zones Safe Systems of work
• Working in Open Line Safe Systems of Work
• How to give an Effective Site Safety Briefing
• Theory, Practical and Verbal assessments
• Feedback and Post Course Objectives

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