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Control measure

Safe system of work: Rail tunnels

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gather knowledge of the infrastructure

Understand:

  • The information a responsible person can provide regarding underground rail tunnels
  • The facilities associated with underground rail infrastructure
  • The information that should be gathered at incidents in rail tunnels
  • Access, intervention and evacuation strategies in rail tunnels
  • Fixed installation and fire suppression systems in underground rail networks
  • The operating principles of train operating companies

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe system of work: Rail tunnels

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Gather information at an incident involving rail tunnels
  • Maintain effective communications with the appropriate responsible persons
  • Use information to develop and implement a safe system of work at incidents in rail tunnels