UETDRRF004 - Perform rescue from a live LV panel
This unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live low voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace. 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.
The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisite requirements to participate in this course.
Assessment Requirements: To complete this course successfully, you must be physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR mannequin which is placed on the floor.
Awards issued: Upon successful completion of this nationally recognised training, students will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
UETDRRF004: Perform rescue from a live LV panel
HLTAID009: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Re-certification Requirements: In line with industry standards, it is recommended that the UETDRRF004 & HLTAID009 units be renewed every 12 months.
Elements of the course:
Students undertaking the UETDRRF004: Perform rescue from a live LV panel course with ACTIVE FIRST AID TRAINING will learn the following elements:
1. Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel
1.1 Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work functions and work areas are identified and obtained
1.2 Electricity isolation point is identified and labelled, where appropriate
1.3 Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures
2. Carry out rescue from live LV panel
2.1 Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed
2.2 Workplace procedures for accessing and isolating the LV panel and removing the victim, where necessary, from contact with live apparatus are followed
2.3 Workplace procedures for applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if required at the site, and gaining access to treatment by a medical professional, if necessary, are followed
2.4 The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site
3. Complete the LV panel rescue procedure
3.1 Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures
This unit of competency is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.