UETTDRRF06B – PERFORM RESCUE FROM A LIVE LV PANEL (LVR)

UETTDRRF06B – PERFORM RESCUE FROM A LIVE LV PANEL (LVR)

COURSE SUMMARY

ESI employees are required to maintain currency in this Unit for authorisation/approval to work on ESI Networks.

Electricity Supply Industry workers who undertake the installation and/or maintenance of network infrastructure which requires workers to Perform rescue from a live LV panel and CPR, to meet WHS, mobility and mutual aid requirements.

This Competency Standard Unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

This course provides participants with the confidence and competence required to perform CPR on an unconscious casualty, in the context of those having suffered electrocution.

COURSE CONTENT

The course can be tailored to suit the practical scenarios relevant to your company’s live LV operations.

Topics include and are not limited to:
  • Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Placement of rescue equipment
  • Assessing and controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures where appropriate
  • Knowledge and maintenance of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Low voltage panel rescue
  • Removing victim to safe location / place of safety
  • Providing CPR and first aid

Involvement of external emergency services

Assessment Methods:
  • This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.
Inclusions
  • Training conducted by experienced rescue and CPR specialists
  • Course documentation
Delivery

Up to 5 hours classroom, practical training and assessmen

Qualification

Upon successful completion a Certificate and Wallet card (upon request) will be issued for UETTDRRF06B – Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel and HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Recertification
  • LVR has a 12 month validity and must be completed every 12 months by anyone working LIVE.
  • CPR has a 12 month validity.

*Please note that participants are required to wear clothing appropriate for the workplace.

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