This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to perform an elevated work platform (EWP) controlled descent escapes in an electricity supply industry (ESI) environment. It include the organisational workplace requirements for the self-rescue from a raised EWP, and how is 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 escape procedure
- Practical demonstration of EWP escape
- 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.