Pole Top Rescue Training Overview (Electrical Supply Industry)
This Pole Top Rescue Training in Sydney covers the performance of pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution and rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for rescue, 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.
What you will learn
- Applying work health and safety (WHS)/relevant occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including the use of risk control measures
Inspecting and placing rescue equipment
Performing pole top rescue in accordance with workplace procedures.
- Emergency procedures for the pole top rescue of a victim encompassing:
Inspection of rescue equipment
Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
Isolation procedures, where appropriate
Safe approach distances (SAD) appropriate to pole top rescue
Involvement of external emergency services
Emergency procedures for the pole top rescue of a victim encompassing:
Placement of rescue equipment
Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
Maintaining SAD appropriate to pole top rescue
Removing victim to safe location/place of safety.
Where can it take your career?
This training course is designed for individuals currently working, or wish to work in operational roles that require them to perform tower rescue. This is ideal for workers who are looking:
- For employment in the Electrical Supply Industries.
- To formalise their qualifications to meet workplace and legislative requirements
- To upgrade or refresh their skills to advance their careers.
What are the entry requirements?
- HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Additionally, before making a booking students must:
- Be 18 years or older (unless prior arrangements have been made).
- Be able to clearly communicate (speak), read and write in English to a high standard.
- Have proficient computer skills with internet access. Preferably access to a Laptop/Desktop with a good WiFi connection to download the pre-course Learner Guide.
- Physically, medically and mentally fit.
- Able to lift and drag an 80kg dead weight approx 20 meters, conduct 5 heaves/pull ups, 30 push ups and able to operate at heights. Not be more than 120kg. Not have any medical conditions or phobias that may endanger yourself or other students including fear of heights or physical injury.
1 Days (8 Hours approx. per day) face to face (with pre-course reading)
$400 per person weekdays.
Face to Face Public courses are run at our St Peters NSW facility weekly. Address: Unit 14/2 Burrows Road South, St Peters, NSW 2044 Start time: 7:30am (unless otherwise stated when you book) All day street parking available. But limited so try to arrive 20-30 mins early as street parking fills up quick in the area. Easy access via public transport, bus and train.
- UETDRRF003 Perform pole top rescue
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All courses are delivered in English