This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to perform an elevated work platform (EWP) rescue in the electricity supply industry (ESI) environment. It includes the organisational workplace requirements for the inspection and use of EWP retrieval systems, and how it applies to ESI workers to meet work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS), mobility and mutual aid requirements.
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- Tools and equipment needed for a rescue
- Assessing the hazards
- EWP rescue procedure
- Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
- Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances
- Manual lowering and slewing of EWP booms
- Incident reporting
Approximately 4 Hours
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.