Controller of Site Safety (COSS) - Carlisle

Location Carlisle
Discipline: Rail
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££290
Contact name: Charlotte Smith

Contact email:
Job ref: 598105
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Location of Works: Carlisle
 £290 p/day
Payment Terms:
 CIS/ Umbrella or LTD only.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct safety inspections and risk assessments on rail construction sites.
  • Develop and implement safety protocols and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all railway and construction safety regulations.
  • Provide guidance and training to site personnel on safety practices.
  • Conduct safety briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents, providing detailed reports and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with project managers to establish safe work methods and schedules.
  • Monitor the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Review construction plans and identify potential safety hazards.
  • Maintain records of safety inspections, incidents, and corrective actions.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry safety standards and regulations.
  • Proven experience as a COSS & valid COSS certification.
  • A Valid PTS/Sentinel Card
  • Knowledge of railway safety regulations and standards (e.g., Network Rail standards).
  • Strong understanding of construction site safety protocols.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to conduct safety training and deliver safety briefings.
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to make quick decisions in emergency situations.
  • Familiarity with safety management software and tools.