UETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue

The unit covers the performance of poe top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how they apply in the contact of transmission, distribution and rail work functions. It 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.          

This unit covers:

  • Prepare to perform pole top rescue – Hazards and risk control measures, checking tools and emergency equipment
  • Carry out pole top rescue – workplace procedures for accessing the pole top, workplace procedures and work instructions for attaching lowering equipment, carrying our CPR and site secure
  • Complete pole top rescue - processes for reporting incidents and accidents

Pre-requisite         HLTAID001  Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitatio


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