Perform Rescue from Switch-Yard Structures at Heights Training

Course code: UETTDRRF05B

• UETTDRRF05B Perform Rescue from Switch-Yard Structures at Heights

This competency standard unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from switchyard structures at heights in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from switchyard structures 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 it.

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

FSA Entry Requirements:

• Fitness to participate
• RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Group Size:



1 Day


Onsite only


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Course Subjects:

Emergency procedures for the skills required to rescue of a victim from switchyard structures at heights encompassing:

  • Placement and Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Assessing and controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from switchyard structures at heights
  • Involvement of external emergency services as appropriate
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim / self to safe location / place of safety

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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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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