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Electricity at work regulations

Electricity at work regulations (EAWR’89)

What do you think makes a person legally competent to do electrical work? Why 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 a few of the questions of the questions that will be covered in this informative 1 day course – making it essential for electrical engineers, electricians, supervisors and anyone who works on or near electrical systems.
Who could attend?
This course would be very useful for Facilities maintenance people, existing electrical contractors, Health and Safety officers anybody, or in control of them, when working on or near electrical systems.
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 live
– Working space, access and lighting
– The ‘competent Person’ in electrical work
What you will need on the course:
A copy of the memorandum on the Electricity at work regulation 1989
Training Environment
This is an all theory run based course.
To have a working knowledge of the regulations and to gain the ability to comply with the regulations of electrical systems. To gain and understanding of the regulations equipping managers and supervisors with the ability to manage electrical systems.
Course Outline