This competency standard unit covers the performance of elevating work platform (EWP) controlled descent escape procedures in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements for self rescue from a raised EWP 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 the work.
There are no pre-requisites for this unit.
- Perform a safe escape from an EWP
- Assessing hazards to self and others
- Inspecting and maintaining equipment
- Practical demonstration of rescuing procedures
Delivery can be conducted either on or off-job. Delivery strategies must be suitable for both theoretical and/or practical learning.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Annual refresher training is required.