OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 40 Utility Workers – Electrical

Explanation of Rules Referenced from the ECUC, Second Edition

Rule 4-026 Rescue training

Utility employees required to work on or near energized electrical equipment or lines must be instructed in rescue and resuscitation practices. The rescue training employees receive must be appropriate to the type of work they perform and where the work is performed i.e. on a pole top, from a bucket, on a tower, inside a confined space, etc. Training in resuscitation practices includes training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.