We’re really pleased to share news of our latest article published in June’s edition of Rail Professional magazine.
This month we’ve looked at the inter-dependent safety-critical relationship between a Controller of Site Safety (COSS) and a Signaller. In particular, we’ve explored some key Non-Technical Skills (NTS) that are a dovetail fit between the two roles and how these crucial NTS help to keep track teams safe.
|Key NTS that we zoomed in on were:||
|Other NTS included in the focus feature were:||
“When it goes wrong, and there’s an incident, an NTS gap can sometimes be evident. Root causes of an incident are much less likely to be attributed to what a personnel member has learnt or their technical competence. It’s much more likely to be about their behaviour – what they’ve done or not done”
Infrastructure Access Manager
The article shares some assessment tools that can help to identify these important NTS for these key safety-critical roles as well as NTS initiatives that might help to improve track workers’ safety.
If you'd like to read the article in full, click here.
If you think the friendly OPC team can help you use NTS more effectively in your recruitment and development of safety-critical roles, then please contact us.
Grateful thanks go to the Infrastructure Access Manager client colleague who kindly shared their COSS experiences and expertise to inform the article.