Key facts at a glance
Why take this electricity at work regulations course?
What makes a person legally competent to do electrical work? In what way is the requirement for competency in electrical work more stringent than for other types of work? Who is responsible for ensuring that electrical tasks at work are carried out correctly? When is it legally permissible to work on live system? These are just some of the questions dealt with on this informative course – essential for all electrical engineers, electricians, supervisors – indeed anyone who works with electricity.
Is this course for me?
This course would be particularly useful for Facilities maintenance people, existing electrical contractors, Health and Safety officers amongst many others.
Electricity at work regulations - Course Objectives
On completion of the electricity at work course, participants will have a thorough understanding of the current legal requirements regarding:
The concept of ‘duty holder’
Electrical systems, work activities and protective equipment
The strength and capabilities of electrical equipment
Electrical equipment in adverse or hazardous environments
The provision of insulation, barriers, etc
Earthing, bonding and other means of protection
The integrity of referenced conductors
Suitability of electrical connections
Protection from overload and short-circuit currents
Disconnection and isolation of circuits
Precautions for safe isolation
Working space, access and lighting
The concept of ‘competence’ in electrical work
Candidates should buy or download the following booklet and bring it with them to the training day:
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Candidates will be awarded a TS4U certificate of achievement.