Required personal protective equipment (PPE) includes: weather appropriate clothing (no hoods allowed), high visibility vest, safety glasses, work gloves, steel toe boots: CSA approved - green equilateral triangle, equipped with laces which must be laced to the top and tied, with ankle support, and with a defined heel of a minimum of 9 mm (3/8 inch) and not exceeding 25 mm (1 inch). This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe rules related to walking in railway yards.
Describe rules related to walking in front of or around freight equipment.
Describe safely entraining, crossing over and detraining stationary freight equipment.
Explain situational awareness related to railway operations.
Explain safety factors while in a railway yard.
Effective as of Winter 2017
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