Perform EWP Rescue (UET Unit)

WH&S More Skills

This unit is part of the Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package. It covers the performance of rescue procedures from an elevating work platform (EWP) in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a raised EWP by a work party member on the ground 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 regular work process.

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisite unit: Perform CPR

Subjects you can Study:

Prepare to perform EWP rescue procedures; Carry out EWP rescue procedure; Complete the EWP rescue procedure.

Related Careers:

Electrical Linesperson,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Salisbury No info No
Salisbury No info No Part time
Established in 1995, WH and S More Skills is a Registered Training Organisation that delivers outcomes for people working in the construction, manufacturing, transport, energy and mining industries. It is accredited to provide training and assessment for licences to perform high risk work (LHRW) and other competencies. It can provide formal training and assessment, refresher courses, verification's of competency and skills audits. The provider can also provide on-site and off-site training solutions. Licences to perform high risk work include: Dogging; Rigging (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced); Bridge and Gantry crane (CB); Mobile cranes; Forklifts; Elevated Work Platform; Vehicle Loading crane; Scaffolding; and Materials Hoist. Other competencies include Working Safely at Heights, Confined Space Entry, Earthmoving, Swing stage scaffold (user and installer), Gantry or Overhead crane (RII), Telehandler and EWP Yellow Card. Its 4,000 sqm training facility at Salisbury in Brisbane is equipped with eight training rooms and plant and equipment to undertake all training courses. It offers tailored training plans which integrate with clients safe operating procedures (SOP's) to ensure that training outcomes provide not just a licence for an employee but an overall understanding of how the training relates to their everyday work procedures and a safer working environment. It aims to create a model which delivers organisational cultural change, where a competent individual understands the plant they are being trained on as well as its relationship to an employer's SOP's. WH and S More Skills seeks long term relationships with clients to ensure a consistent training approach across different sites and an understanding of all safety aspects of their sites, plant and work processes. Its training schedule is updated regularly and can be found under 'Course Dates' on the provider's website.

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