Tweed Heads Safety Courses
UETTDRRFO6B Perform rescue from a live LV panel including CPR
This course 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.
4 hours classroom training and assessment
Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work functions and work areas are identified and obtained. (This will include the risk assessment and control measures taken by the individual performing the rescue).
Electricity isolation point is identified and labelled where appropriate.
Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures. Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed.
Workplace procedures for accessing and isolating the LV panel and removing the victim, where necessary, from contact with live apparatus are follows.
Workplace procedures for applying CPR if required at the site and gaining access to treatment by a medical professional if necessary are followed.
The worksite is secured, and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site.
Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures.
Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills with the rescue of a manikin from a simulated situation accessing and isolating the LV panel and removing the victim, from contact with live apparatus using the approved rescue kit Check and treat for burns, provide CPR and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.
All successful student will be issued a statement of attainment including HLTAID001 Provide CPR