Controller of Site Safety (COSS)

What topics are covered by the course?


* PTS re-certification

* Planning the safe system of work

* Blocking the line

* Communicating clearly

* Selecting the line blockage method
* Line blocking methods (T2/T12/)

* Safe systems of work -Green Zones/Red Zones

* Effective site safety briefing

* Working in a possession

* Checking qualifications

* COSS working alone

* Additional duties

* Rail incident officer An overview
* Theory and practical assessments Post course objective briefing

* Electrified lines

Who should attend?

This course is a requirement for anyone who needs to implement a safe system of work to enable activities to be carried out by a group of persons in a red or green zone.

What will I be able to do on completion?

To train staff to correctly determine their responsibilities and duties when acting as Controller of Site Safety (COSS) when setting up a safe system of work on or near the line.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is an ongoing process throughout the course.

Attendance Requirements

Delegates must be at least 18 Years of age and have sponsorship by a Link-up approved organisation with an NCCA Site I.D, a valid Network Rail approved medical certificate, negative alcohol and drugs screening certificate, and a valid PTS certificate.
COSS training includes Personal Track Safety (PTS) re-certification and delegates must bring either their PTS work experience books with at least 2 valid entries (if attending a COSS initial) or a higher level logbook with at least two entries (if attending a COSS re- certification course). Delegates must meet the entry requirements of PTS competence and have a good level of literacy

Additional Information

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a Sentinel Card endorsed by COSS, which will be valid for 2 years. The Sentinel Card is issued by the NCCA (an organisation that operates on behalf of Network Rail) and may take up to 10 days to arrive following completion of the training. Following COSS Initial Training delegates must have their competence assessed within 4 months and again at 9 to 15 months after the training. Folling COSS re-certification training candidates must have their competence assessed at 9 to 15 months after the training.

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Delivery: Classroom
Category: COSS »
Duration: Controller of Site Safety (COSS) 1 to 5 days, Initial 5 days, Recert 3 days, Assessment 1 day.
Qualification: Sentinel Card endorsed by COSS, which will be valid for 2 years.

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