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Low Voltage Rescue & Provide CPR

Duration:
4 Hour

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
The training course is designed for any person whom may need to perform CPR to utilise DRSABCD during the course of their employment and all learners involved in electrical work that are required to maintain skill levels in low voltage rescue procedures as part of their duties.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to participate AND sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
Enclosed footwear
The ability to perform CPR on the floor

Description:
This course provides participants with the confidence and competence required to perform CPR on an unconscious casualty. This training course is designed for any person who may need to perform CPR to utilise DRSABCD during the course of their employment. This course is taught according to the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This training course takes personnel through both the theory of why and how we perform CPR. Successful completion of CPR section is required prior to continuing on with the Low Voltage Rescue section of the course. The LVR unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from a live LVR apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cable 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. 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.

Content:

Specific skills are required to achieve the performance criteria in this course these are as follows:

  • Assess the incident scene
  • Conduct D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation techniques
  • Roll patient into recovery position
  • Handover to Medical personnel
  • Manage a choking patient
  • Assess a low voltage rescue incident
  • Operate a low voltage rescue kit
  • Understand electrical dangers and PPE

Units of Competency

UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Assessment:
Assessment is conducted by oral / written theory questions and practical activities using a range of scenarios.

Delivery Method:
Delivery of training is done face to face and may be done on a customer’s site or in a Fire & Safety Australia training centre.


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