Low Voltage Rescue + CPR

Overview

The Low Voltage Rescue component of this program covers the skills and knowledge required for a person to be able to carry out a risk assessment of an electrically hazardous situation and perform low voltage rescue procedures without hazard to themselves or others. This program also provides participants with the confidence and competency required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with is the ANZCOR Guidelines as endorsed by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) on an unconscious casualty in the context of those who have suffered electrocution.

Duration:

  • 4 Hours

Skill Set:

  • UETSS00047 - Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel and CPR

Units of competency:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Respond to an emergency situation
2. Perform CPR procedures
3. Communicate details of the incident

  • UETTDRRF06 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 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.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel 
2. Carry out rescue from live LV panel
3. Complete the LV panel rescue procedure

NOTE: Although this program is highly practical, persons must demonstrate basic literacy and numeracy skills to accurately gather and convey incident information including completing casualty assessment cards.

Persons are required to be physically capable of performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor to be assessed in this unit of competency.