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Electrical Safety Rules

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Target audience:

All relevant personnel.

Course Goal/Description:

This course focuses on the Electrical Safety Rules, work practices, systems and procedures that are put in place to protect the health and safety of personnel working on or near electrical systems and equipment. This course is based on industry best practice, in accordance with the Electricity at Work Regulations and HSG85 Electricity at work: Safe working practices.

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Identify the hazards involved when working with electricity

LO2 Identify the main causes of electrical accidents

LO3 Define key electrical terminology

LO4 Identify the main legislation associated with electricity at work

LO5 Describe the importance and purpose of Electrical Safety Rules and their relation to safe systems of work

LO6 Identify the types of work to which the Electrical Safety Rules apply

LO7 Describe the typical roles and responsibilities involved in carrying out work on electrical equipment

LO8 Explain the ‘dead’ and ‘live’ working requirements

LO9 Describe the planning and preparation requirements for work on electrical equipment

LO10 Explain the rules for working in hazardous areas

LO11 Define what electrical isolation is

LO12 Identify the key steps in the electrical isolation process

LO13 Describe lock out and tag out

LO14 Explain the requirements for proving equipment dead

LO15 Explain the earthing requirements

LO16 Identify the information to be detailed on the Electrical Isolation certificate

LO17 Describe the requirements for de-isolation

LO18 Explain the rules for work on extra low voltage equipment

LO19 Explain the rules for work on low voltage equipment

LO20 Explain the rules for work on high voltage equipment

LO21 Explain the rules for the testing of electrical equipment

LO22 Explain the rules for working in switch rooms

LO23 Explain the rules for working with capacitors

LO24 Explain the portable electrical equipment requirements

LO25 Identify the specialised items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that may be required when working on electrical equipment

LO26 Identify the actions to take to deal with electric shock