Work safely on a rail track
Training Course

TC2001

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.See also Foundation Skills Companion Volume

Skill Description 
ReadingIdentifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations
NumeracyUses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

Course Outline

1 Access and interpret information about track protection requirements
1.1 Information about track protection requirements relevant to work activities is sought and obtained/received in accordance with workplace procedures and the requirements of the relevant safeworking system
1.2 Information about relevant track protection requirements is interpreted and applied to work activities in accordance with workplace instructions

2 Carry out assigned protection and/or work activities
2.1 Assigned protection and/or work activities are carried out with others in accordance with safeworking rules and workplace procedures
2.2 Protection system and equipment is constantly reviewed in accordance with workplace procedures to ensure ongoing protection
2.3 Liaison is maintained with relevant authority/personnel to ensure maximum protection is maintained
2.4 Documentation and records required under safeworking rules are completed and processed/filed in accordance with workplace procedures

3 Respond appropriately to abnormal situations
3.1 Abnormal situations, safety incidents and emergencies are identified in accordance with safeworking rules and workplace procedures
3.2 Identified abnormal situations, safety incidents and emergencies are promptly reported to relevant personnel and action is taken within limits of responsibility, in accordance with workplace procedures
3.3 Reports and records of identified abnormal situations, safety incidents and emergencies together with related action taken, are completed and processed/filed in accordance with safeworking rules and workplace procedures

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