Perform EWP Rescue & Controlled Descent Escape Training


• UETTDRRF03B Perform EWP rescue
• UETTDRRF08B Perform EWP controlled descent escape

This competency standard unit covers the performance of rescue procedures and the controlled descent escape procedures from an Elevating Work Platfrom (EWP) in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue by a work party member on the ground and self-rescue from a raised EWP 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 normal way of doing work.

Note: CPR is a pre-requisite for this course.

FSA Entry Requirements:

• Fitness to participate
• RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Group Size:



1.5 – 2 Days


Onsite only


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Course Subjects:

Emergency procedures for the skills required to undertake EWP rescue of a victim and EWP controlled descent escape encompassing:

  • Inspection and fitting of rescue equipment
  • Assessing and controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to EWP rescue & EWP controlled descent rescue
  • Involvement of external emergency services as appropriate
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim / self to safe location / place of safety
  • Emergency retrieval systems

More Information

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  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

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Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted.

Cancellation Policy:  Public Courses - With 5 business days cancellation notice a total refund is given. If less than 5 business days notice a 50% refund is made. When less than 24 hours notice is given, no refund is available.

Can we combine courses into a course package? Yes companies can combine other FSA courses with the Chief Fire Warden training to save money.

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