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Electricity at Work

Electricity at Work Regulations

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

Who is this course for; Anyone who works with or near electrical equipment.

Aim; Anyone involved with machinery to be conversant with their legal responsibilities concerning working with or near electrical equipment.

Objectives; to demonstrate understanding;

  1. Electrical definitions used in the EAW regulations
  2. Injuries and how they may occur
  3. Persons on whom duties are imposed
  4. The need for maintenance
  5. The need for safe systems of work
  6. The need for protective equipment
  7. Who is competent?
  8. Defence and penalties
  9. Company specific isolation procedures
  10. Live working
  11. Overview of Regulations 5-15
  12. Methods of protection and basic principles (shock and fire, reference to BS7671)
  13. Methods of checking compliance (reference to BS7671 inspection and testing)
  14. What to do in an electrical emergency

Assessment: A 15 question written exam

Duration: 1 day

Delegates: Maximum of 16

Cost: £600 + VAT

 

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (Refresher)

Who is this course for; Anyone who has completed a previous EAW Regulations course.

Aim; Anyone involved with machinery to be conversant with their legal responsibilities concerning working with or near electrical equipment.

Objectives; To demonstrate understanding

  1. Electrical definitions used in the EAW regulations
  2. Injuries and how they may occur
  3. Persons on whom duties are imposed
  4. The need for maintenance
  5. The need for safe systems of work
  6. The need for protective equipment
  7. Who is competent?
  8. Defence and penalties
  9. Overview of Regulations 5-15
  10. What to do in an electrical emergency

Assessment; A 10 question written exam

Duration; 4 hours

Delegates; Maximum of 16

Cost; £350 + VAT