UETTDRRF06 perform rescue from a live LV Panel

Duration: 4-6 hours (full course) 1-2 hours (refresher course)

 
Pre-requisites:  HLTAID001 CPR

This course provides participants with the skills to manage the danger of accidental electrocution. It is primarily designed for workers in the electrical industry. After successful completion of this course you will be competent to rescue and provide resuscitation to a person who has stopped breathing due to low voltage electrical shock.
Assessment is through a combination of a class knowledge assessment and practical rescue from a panel & CPR scenario. You will be required to demonstrate a simulated rescue of a casualty suffering electric shock & perform CPR on a manikin on the floor

Content

  • DRSABCD action plan

  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Access & use of an external defibrillator (AED)

  • Introduction to the principles of low voltage (1000v AC to 15OOv DC)

  • Role and responsibilities of a safety observer

  • The hazard and risk management process

    • Completion of a risk assessment 

    • Communication of work activity with observer prior to commencement of work

  • Checking of low voltage rescue kit

  • Identification of correct isolation points for electrical apparatus

  • Rescue from low voltage apparatus

  • Complete incident report

    • Discuss reporting requirements of the Regulator


Competencies
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
UETTDRRF06 Perform Rescue from a Live Panel
Note: These two (2) units form UETSS00047 Skill Set for Low Voltage Rescue


Recommended Recertification Period
The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, recommends that resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months.
The Queensland Electrical Safety Regulations 2013 state that this course must be renewed every twelve months.


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