CPR & LVR Training for Low Voltage Rescue

CPR & LVR TRAINING FOR LOW VOLTAGE RESCUE

DESCRIPTION

The CPR & LVR Training program provides participants with the confidence and competency required to perform CPR on an unconscious casualty, in the context of those having suffered electrocution. 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 electronically hazardous situation and perform low voltage rescue procedures without hazard to themselves or others.

APPLICATION

The aim of this program is to provide the skills and knowledge required to perform low voltage rescue procedures and CPR

DURATION

  • online self paced module + 3 Hours face to face

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

The program is aligned to meet the following units of competency:

    • UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel
    • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

           SKILL SET:

    This is aligned to the following two skill sets:

    • UETSS00047 - Perform rescue from a live LV panel and CPR
    • UETSS00046 - Perform rescue from a live LV panel

    COURSE CONTENT

    • Legislation and responsibilities
    • Revision of hazardous energies and isolation
    • First response to casualty
    • Management of injuries from electricity with signs of life
    • Management of injuries from electricity with no signs of life
    • Low voltage rescue - Role of the safety observer - Rescue kits and contents - Rescue procedures
    • Introduction to defibrillator
    • Performing first responder assisted CPR

    MAX COURSE SIZE

    12 participants

    PRE-REQUISITE

    • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a formal prerequisite for UETDRRF004. This is trained and assessed prior to.

    Note: HLTAID001 has been superseded by HLTAID009 and can no longer be trained, assessed or awarded individually after 14/10/2021. UETTDRRF06 has also been recently superseded by UETDRRF004 and can no longer be trained, assessed or awarded after 19/09/2022. Whilst UETDRRF004 is still current at present, the prerequisite can no longer be trained, awarded. 

    ASSESSMENT

    Participants must be able to complete the following:

    • Identify hazards and risks and detail safe work requirements
    • Operate whilst wearing safety equipment and explain emergency response and rescue procedures
    • Demonstrate a minimum of 4 minutes of uninterrupted CPR
    • Demonstrate safe handling techniques and perform a simulated rescue from an electrical incident

    CERTIFICATION

    A Statement of Attainment listing individual units of competency will be issued to participants upon successful completion.

    COMPLIANCE

    • The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) • WorkCover NSW

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