Personal Track Safety DCCR (PTS DCCR)

Personal Track Safety DCCR (PTS DCCR)

Duration: 1 Day

Course Description

Intended Audience

A course for anyone who is required to work in any area electrified by DC Conductor Rails (commonly referred to as either 3rd or 4th rails) must also undergo PTS DCCR training, even if the rails are isolated at the time. Examples of such areas are Mersey rail in Liverpool, Watford to London and the South East.

Course delivery model:
  • E- learning study
  • Classroom and practical sessions

Course Overview
  • Understand the Lifesaving Rules that apply to DCCR
  • Know how to deal with emergency situations
  • Understand the principal of the DC electrified system
  • Understand the pre-work briefing and work safely as instructed
  • Identify the conductor rail components on the track
  • Cross the track safely
  • Be able to identify insulated tools and how to inspect them before use
  • Identify hazards that could be present in isolations
  • Understand the three risk levels when working on or near to conductor rails
  • Be able to inspect, fit and remove conductor rail shields

Learners preparation prior to the course:

  • You must have a valid sponsor who will complete the booking form and set up your e-learning module
  • An in date medical and alcohol/drugs test.
  • You must have successfully completed the PTS AC course

On successful completion of the course:

Your Sentinel Track Safety card will be updated to include PTS DCCR.

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