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Individual Working Alone Assessment

Course Aims

The assessment determines a person’s competency when performing the duties of an Individual Working Alone against the relevant Network Rail standards NR/L2/CTM/021 and NR/L2/OHS/019 and GE/RT8000 Rule Book.
The assessment may be used for either a Post Mentoring Assessment or an Interim Assessment.
The assessor should observe the COSS implementing a Safe System of Work in a live working environment for a planned activity. Simulated environments are not permitted.


1 day

Learning Objectives


Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required for this course:-
1. Must hold a valid Sentinel track safety card endorsed with COSS
2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements
3. Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
4. You must bring evidence of at least 4 entries in the work experience book since their last assessment or training event

PPE Requirements

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, they MUST be in possession of: -
• 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
• Eye Protection
• Gloves

The protective equipment must comply with current safety standards.


No Certificate. If successful, the result will be notified to the Sentinel database to maintain the competence.