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SMALL PLANT AND HAND TOOLS

Sleeper Drill (Cembre)

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely and effectively operate the Cembre Sleeper Drill in a railway environment.

Duration

1 day

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: -
• Understand the relevant legislation covering the safe use of a Cembre drill
• Know the PPE requirements when operating the rail drill
• Be able to identify the Cembre rail drill and its components
• Be able to identify common types of rail
• Know the capability of the Cembre rail drill
• Know the capability of the associated cutters and drill bits
• Be able to select correct templates and cutters for effective operation
• Know the correct coolant ratios
• Be able to set up and operate the equipment
• Be able to identify and report any defects in either the equipment or work undertaken
• Be able to correctly de-assemble and store the equipment

Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required for this course:-
• Delegates MUST hold a Valid P. T. S. Card
• Safe use of Portable and Transportable Plant

PPE Requirements

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, they MUST be in possession of: -
• Valid P. T. S. Card
• Protective “all orange” High Visibility clothing to BS EN 471:2003
• Safety Footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
• Safety Helmet (white/blue) to BS EN 397:1995
• Ear Protection
• Safety Glasses BS EN 166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F
• General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
• Overalls
The protective equipment must comply with current safety standards.

Certification

A Certificate of Training will be awarded to the delegate upon successful completion of the course. Certification has no expiry. Annual Review required by employer.