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UETDRMP005 Perform elevated work platform rescue


Program Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to perform an elevated work platform (EWP) rescue in the workplace.

specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue by a work party member on the ground and self-rescue from a raised EWP and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions.

It includes the organisational workplace requirements for the inspection and use of EWP retrieval systems, and how it applies to ESI workers to meet work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS), mobility and mutual aid requirements.

Note: Those holding an existing ESI or Electrotechnology qualification or equivalent meet the prerequisite unit requirements.

Program Details

Face to Face

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Plus UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace OR UETDREL006 Work safely in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker OR TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform

3 years
National Statement of Attainment

Program Summary

  • Inspection and fitting of rescue equipment
  • Assessing and controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to EWP rescue & EWP controlled descent rescue
  • Involvement of external emergency services as appropriate
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim / self to safe location / place of safety
  • Emergency retrieval systems

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