This course covers the performance of rescue procedures from an electrical supply industry (ESI) tower in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from an ESI tower and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health safety and risk management processes at all levels and adherence to safety practices.
National units of competency
Course Content: topics include but are not limited to:
- Assess and control hazards to rescuer, victim and others
- Inspect rescue equipment
- Isolation procedures
- Safe approach distances
- Rescue procedures
- Involvement of external emergency services
Students are required to wear a hard hat and gloves during practical components of this course. Please bring them with you on the day.