UETTDRRF02 - Perform pole top rescue


This Course 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 context 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.

Units of Competency

UETTDRRF02 - Perform pole top rescue

Unit Prerequisites

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Training Location

At Client site and at approved training locations.

Learning activities

Emergency procedures for the skills required for pole top rescue of a victim encompassing:
Inspection of rescue equipment
Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
Isolation procedures
Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to pole top rescue
Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
Removing victim to safe location / place of safety


Half day. Depending on number of attendees.


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Equipment & PPE

Standard PPE including shirt, trousers, boots, hard hat, eye protection, gloves.

Assessment approach

A combination of theory and practical assessments

Accreditation Status

Nationally recognised training

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