Electrical Safety Training
Working with or near to a source of electricity can be extremely dangerous, making it essential for workers to have a good knowledge of how to work safely and protect themselves and others from harm.
This electrical safety training course has been designed to introduce learners to the subject and raise awareness of safe working practices and legal responsibilities. The course aids your compliances with the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and ensures that learners are suitably trained in all electrical health and safety matters.
- Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Developed by health and safety professionals
- Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
Who Should Take This Course?
This course is suitable for workers of all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time employees and part-time staff, who are required to work on or near electricity as part of their job role. The course has been designed as an introduction to electrical safety and so no pre-requisite training is needed. Occupations that may find the training particularly useful include, but are not limited to:
- Builders and construction workers.
- IT technicians.
- Communications engineers.
- Power and energy suppliers and engineers.
- Appliance repair workers.
- PAT testers.
- Cable engineers.
The course is divided into four accessible tutor led modules and includes an assessment at the end of each module taken over 1 Day.
- Introduction to Electrical Safety – statistics, types and causes of accident and injury, why training is important, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and employee responsibilities.
- Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Identifying the electrical hazards, the fire triangle, deciding who might be harmed, who is likely to be at risk, evaluating the risks, recording your findings and reviewing and updating the assessment.
- Method Statements – what is a method statement? Identifying best praactice with the electrical hazards. Avoidance of hazards & risks.
- Controlling Hazards – safe installations, PAT, voltage, residual current devices, hand-held equipment, warning signs, fire safety, maintenance and inspections.
- Working Safely with Electricity – working near electricity, overhead power lines, underground cables, working near wiring, work on equipment, machinery or installations, explosive atmospheres and safe methods of working.
Courses available nationwide.
We take direct payment for all our courses before completion via VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS.