Electricity at Work Regulations Course: (1 Day)
This course provides an insight into the use and application of the EAW Regulations 1989,
to make the candidate aware of their duties under these regulations and the duties imposed on employers and employees.
This course would be particularly useful for Facilities maintenance people,
existing electrical contractors, Health and Safety officers amongst many others.
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 lectrical 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.
- On completion of the 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 live
- Working space, access and lighting
- The concept of competence in electrical work.