pole top rescueUETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue

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This unit covers the performance of pole 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.


HLTAID001  Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation


  1. Prepare to perform pole top rescue – Hazards and risk control measures, checking tools and emergency equipment
  2. 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
  3. Complete pole top rescue - processes for reporting incidents and accidents


National competency standard

UETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue  

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