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.
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel
- Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work functions and work areas are identified and obtained
- Electricity isolation point is identified and labeled, 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
2. Carry out rescue from live LV panel
- 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 followed
- 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
- The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site
3. Complete the LV panel rescue procedure
- Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures
To be eligible to participate in the course you must meet the following entry requirements:
- Minimum 16 years
- Photo ID check
- Basic command of English language
- Must have necessary health and fitness to carry out duties safely
Statement of Attainment – issued by Jenagar Pty Ltd (RTO Code: 31963)
Duration and Cost
- 4 hour course
- $120.00 per person
Assessments both theory and practical will be explained to students at the commencement of the course and conducted throughout the course duration.
Some examples of assessment will be group participation, theory questions, work type activities and practical demonstrations and observations.
Training/assessment can be conducted at Jenagar Pty Ltd's Training Centre – 73 Racecourse Road, Richmond Hill Q 4820 or on your site providing the following requirements are met:
- Signed agreement to train on site
- All necessary equipment on Jenagar Pty Ltd’s equipment list available and in good condition
- Training room with tables, chairs and screen (or blank wall for a projector)
What to bring
You are required to bring the following with you to training:
- High Vis clothing
- Steel capped boots
- Safety helmet
- Photo ID
- Unique Student Identifier Number – http://www.usi.gov.au/create-your-USI/Pages/default.aspx – if you need help with this our administration team will help you on the day.
Your Rights and Obligations
Please refer to Jenagar Pty Ltd's Student Handbook on our website including RPL, Language, Literacy and Numeracy support, Privacy, Refund, Complaints and Appeals and Cancellation Policy.
If you have any concerns regarding your Language, Literacy & Numeracy ability please call Jenagar Pty Ltd and speak to one of our trainers who can advise you on what support we can offer you.