Perform Rescue from a live LV Panel
This workshop will train you in the essential knowledge and skills you require to perform rescue from a live LV panel. It covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace, in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
Electricity supply industry employees are required under legislative regulations to complete this unit and maintain yearly refresher training to meet OHS, mobility and mutual aid requirements.
- HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- UEECD0007 – Apply Work Health and Safety Regulations, Codes and Practices in the Workplace
This course covers the following:
- Inspection of rescue equipment
- Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
- Isolation procedures where appropriate
- Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
- Involvement of external emergency services
- Placement of rescue equipment
- Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
- Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
- Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
- Removing victim to safe location / place of safety
On successful completion of this course, you will be issued a statement of attainment in UETDRRF004 Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel. This course is a Nationally Recognised unit/s of Competence.
Face to face training is approximately 2 hours.
It is required that you review the online content available within your student portal to aid in your understanding of CPR and first aid. There will be a short quiz at the beginning of the course on the information contained in the videos, this is to enable the trainer to better guide the content of the course for you.
There is some theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. A reasonable level of physical fitness is also required to complete this unit as participants will be required to drag a 30kg manikin using a rescue crook.
Anyone with any injury or condition that may be affected by dragging a heavy manikin should not attempt this unit.