Perform pole top rescue

Knowledge and skills to perform pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the work place, including the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how this applies in the context of distribution work functions. The course encompasses responsibilities for rescue, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Course duration

1 day

Suitable for

People who are required to assist overhead lineworkers performing work on or near energised low voltage apparatus at the pole top.

Prerequisites

  • Network Authority Card (NAC)
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course includes:

  • preparing to perform pole top rescue
  • carrying out pole top rescue
  • completing the pole top rescue procedure

What to wear

  • PPE Level 1
  • Fall arrest harness and pole strap
  • Minimum 500 V rated gloves (LV gloves).

For more information about Western Power PPE requirements view the Western Power PPE Procedure

Assessments

Written and practical assessment

Certification

A Statement of Attainment

Associated Authorisations

XPTR Pole Top Rescue
For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

Assessments are made against units of competency.
$437.06 Limited GST free
Perform pole top rescue

<p>Knowledge and skills to perform pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the work place, including the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how this applies

...
$437.06 Limited GST free
Perform pole top rescue

<p>Knowledge and skills to perform pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the work place, including the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how this applies

...
$437.06 Limited GST free
Perform pole top rescue

<p>Knowledge and skills to perform pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the work place, including the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how this applies

...