Low Voltage Rescue + CPR

LOW VOLTAGE RESCUE + CPR PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

The 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

  • 4 Hours

SKILL SET:

  • UETSS00029 - Refresher - Perform rescue from a live LV panel and CPR

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

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

    • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
    • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

     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-REQUISITES

    HLTAID001 is formal prerequisite for UETTDRRF06B however this is trained and assessed within the program.

    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