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Personal Track Safety (PTS) Initial

This course is intended to provide a delegate with the understanding required to successfully interpret the relevant parts of th

Objectives:

  • Have the ability to understand the railway environment and basic track terminology
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of all relevant safety procedures.
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of all safe procedures, including personal safety when on or near the line
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the positions of safety
  • Be aware of the relevant personal safety equipment
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to make an emergency call
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to implement the emergency procedure resulting from an emergency affecting the safety of line and trains
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to understand and use the phonetic alphabet
  • Be able to demonstrate to correctly acknowledge the warning given by train drivers and lookouts
  • Be able to demonstrate the correct procedure for crossing the running line
  • Be able to identify the line parts of both ‘overhead line’ and DC electrified equipment
  • Have a clear understanding of minimum safe working distances from O. H. L. E.
  • Have a clear understanding of operations requiring special care when working adjacent to both O. H. L. E. and DC Electrified Line
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the correct procedure for crossing the live parts of the DC Electrified Line.

Additional Information

Personal Protective Equipment

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, they MUST be in possession of:

  • Protective “all orange” high Visibility Clothing to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Footwear (Boots) to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Helmet (white/blue) to Network Rail Standard
Certification

This competency is valid for two years. A Network Rail Sentinel card will be awarded to each successful candidate.

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Eastleigh
Hampshire, SO50 6AA

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