COSS (Control of Site Safety)

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course the learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to interpret correctly relevant parts of the industry rule book and relevant Railway Group Standards when acting as a COSS
  • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to set up a Safe System of Work before any group of staff is allowed to go on or near the line

Who Is It For?

Anyone aged 18 or over that is required to protect a group working on or near the line. Railway Group Standard GO/RT 3358 (Persons Responsible for Protecting Work On or Near the Line) requires employers to select delegates for this role based on documented processes to assess aptitude and prior experience. A COSS may carry out IWA duties without further training.

Duration:

5 Days theory classroom and assessments

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