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Course Description

This introductory railway safety course is intended for personnel working with or around rail cars, including managers and members of health and safety committees. While becoming familiar with the basic components and systems associated with rail operations you will learn how to work safely and efficiently around static rail cars and railway tracks.


Rail car safety and securement training topics include: Switching Operations Fatalities Analysis (SOFA); Rail Cars; How to safely entrain, ride rail cars, crossover and detrain; Basic Air Brakes and Handbrake procedures; Track; Handling Switches and Derails; and Alberta Industrial Railway Operating Rules (IROR).

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Section Title
Rail Car Safety and Securement
Type
Lecture
Days
Sa
Time
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
  • Point Trotter Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 11, 2022 to Oct 11, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 11, 2022 to Oct 11, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 12, 2022 to Oct 15, 2022
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Schedule:

Please note that the class will be held in room YB116 at the Point Trotter Campus at 10490 72 St SE, Calgary, AB T2C 4Z8.

Note: All students are required to bring their own PPE: work boots, gloves, safety glasses, and vest.

Section Title
Rail Car Safety and Securement
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
Sa
Time
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 04, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
  • Point Trotter Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $420.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 11, 2022 to Feb 28, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 26, 2022 to Feb 28, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 01, 2023 to Mar 04, 2023
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Schedule:

Please note that the class will be held in room YB116 at the Point Trotter Campus at 10490 72 St SE, Calgary, AB T2C 4Z8.

Note: All students are required to bring their own PPE: work boots, gloves, safety glasses, and vest.

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