Employees in safety critical positions take courses 1 to 9 below.
Employees directly involved in the movement of rail equipment must take courses 1 to 7 below.
Employees not directly involved in the movement of rail equipment must take courses 2, 3, 4, 6 and 10 below.
Use the Training Tracker Matrix (XLS, 114 KB) tool to help organize and track your progress through each course listed below.
Table 1. Courses and descriptions
|1||Industrial Railways Operating (IROR) including Railway Radio Communications Rules||Applicable operating rules from schedule one of the Industrial Railway Operating Rules.|
|2||Dangerous Goods (only required when handling dangerous goods)||From Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Canada).|
|3||Car Air Brake Systems||Identify and explain the purpose of each major component of a freight car air brake system and how it works.|
|4||Car Securement||Identify and apply the rules for testing hand brakes in securing equipment.|
|5||Equipment Handling and Switching Strategies||Identify the operating conditions that will affect the selection of the safest and most effective equipment handling and switching strategies, then apply these strategies safely.|
|6||Freight Car Inspection||Schedule 4 of the Industrial Railway Regulations.|
|7||Core Safety Rules||Explain and apply basic safety rules for working in and around rail equipment, including but not limited to the following:
|8||Engine Operation||Identify and apply the rules and procedures for:
|9||Engine Inspection||Identify and apply the steps to take in inspecting the equipment:
|10||Basic Core Safety Rules||Explain and apply basic safety rules for working in and around rail equipment, including but not limited to the following:
The Streetcar Guidelines apply to streetcars operated wholly or in part within the confines of a historical park or similar park or site.