PERFORM RESCUE FROM A LIVE LV PANEL UETTDRRF06B

COURSE OUTLINE
The Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) course covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the work place.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a ½ day course.
Please Note-Total time is dependent on competency of each individual.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based and delivery.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Practical and theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be completed. The learner is then given a theory and a practical assessment.
Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the equipment and skills required to be competent in the practical skills and knowledge of rescue procedures from live low voltage situations in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization
Step 2– Learner completes practical training in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training card.

REFRESHER COURSE TRAINING– Practical and theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be refreshed.
Designed for learners who have previously completed their LVR training and are obtaining a refresh for industry requirements.
Step 1-Completion of theory and practical training and equipment familiarization.
Step 2– Learner completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training card.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel

1.1 Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work functions and work areas are identified and obtained. (This will include the risk assessment and control measures taken by the individual performing the rescue).
1.2 Electricity isolation point is identified and labelled where appropriate.
1.3 Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures.

2. Carry out rescue from live LV panel

2.1 Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed.
2.2 Workplace procedures for accessing and isolating the LV panel and removing the victim, where necessary, from contact with live apparatus are followed.
2.3 Workplace procedures for applying CPR if required at the site and gaining access to treatment by a medical professional if necessary are followed.
2.4 The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site.

3. Complete the LV panel rescue procedure

3.1 Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures.

  • the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel
  • how the mandatory requirements apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions.
  • the responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels
  • how to adhere to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.