The Low Voltage Panel Rescue course is essential if you are conducting live work or working with live switchboards. The course covers the performance of rescue procedures from a live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace.
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.
Low voltage rescue comprises responsive operations that involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Prerequisite – This course has a prerequisite of HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Physical fitness – Participants must have the physical capacity to complete a practical demonstration of a simulated LV panel rescue.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Practical Performance tasks and scenarios:
- Inspection and placement of rescue equipment and performing a rescue
- Low voltage panel rescue
Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. All questions must be completed.