UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel and HLTAID009 CPR

This Competency Standard Unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions.


Course Content

The course covers the following;


  • Introduction
  • What is first aid?
  • What is the ARC
  • Emergency action plan
  • Hazard and risk assessment
  • Triage
  • Casualty assessment
  • History of incident
  • Infection control¬†
  • Protective devices
  • Skill and knowledge
  • Introduction
  • Course objectives
  • Statistics
  • What is an electric shock
  • Risk management
  • Identify the hazards
  • Emergency planning
  • The Electrical Safety Act 2002
  • Performance of live work
  • Safe systems of work
  • Safe approach distance
  • Training and competency
  • The Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue Kit
  • Contents of kit
  • Rescue hook
  • Carry out rescue from Live Low Voltage panel
  • Maintenance
  • Inspect equipment and report faults
  • Potential electrical injuries
  • DC electrical injuries
  • Electrical burns
  • Complete the LV Panel Rescue Procedure
  • The equipment register
  • Record keeping



3.5 Hours