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What Does Managing Electrical Safety & Controlling Electrical Hazards Mean?

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the Memorandum of Guidance with which it is published, lay down comprehensive but non-technical requirements for ensuring that the hazards of electricity are properly controlled. This means that those working with, or in the vicinity of, high risk electrical hazards – or those managing such situations – must, having identified hazards, be able to select and put in place the most appropriate methods of controlling the risks that arise from those hazards.

Who is the Managing Electrical Safety Course Suitable For?

The managing electrical safety course is suitable for managers of any organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.

What’s Included in the Managing Electrical Safety Course?

By the end of this managing electrical safety and controlling electrical hazards course you will be able to:

  • Understand key elements of electrical system construction
  • Understand insulation and earthing requirements specified by Regulation
  • Understand How people may be protected by electric shock
  • Describe the protection of electrical systems: construction, insulation, earthing
  • Describe the protection of equipment against overheating and fires
  • List the protection of people: RCD’s, Secure isolation, Reduced voltage systems, Low voltage systems, Battery operated tools, Competence, Working ‘dead’ and justification for ‘live’ working

This online electrical safety training course provides awareness education. Face-to-face training, coaching or supervision would be needed in addition in order to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation.

Course Duration

  • 40 minutes

The Training is Available In

  • Mixed Media (audio/video elements with subtitles)

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