Course Information

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Course type: Classroom & Workshop

Estimated course length: 1 Day

Cost: £150 + VAT

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This Electrical Safe Isolation course has been developed for persons working in electrical related industries. i.e. Plumbers, Heating Engineers, Kitchen fitters, Mechanical Engineers and Appliance Installers. Its aim is to ensure learners are fully aware of and able to put in to practice the industry Safe Working Procedure for the Isolation of Electrical Supplies. The course is underpinned by the requirements laid down in the Electricity at Work Regulations and BS7671.

 

When working on any electrical installation whatever size it is imperative that operatives apply the correct isolation procedure every time to prevent injury to themselves and other users or engineers whilst work is taking place. Apply the industry standard procedure has been shown to prevent injury and reduce incidents of installations being made live whilst work is being carried out.

 

This course will deliver the knowledge and skills to ensure learners understand the requirements and can apply it on site.


 

COURSE CONTENT/SYLLABUS

The purpose of this course is to look at the relevant legislation, guidance and industry practices and employer requirements with regard to electrical safety.

This includes:

  • Understanding health & safety legislation
  • Risk assessment and accident prevention
  • Permits to work and method statements
  • Lone working
  • HSG.85, GS.38 and safe working practices
  • Locking devices
  • Sources of supply

 


 

HOW IS THIS TRAINING DELIVERED?

  • The course is delivered in the classroom with a practical demonstration and hands-on practical practice of the electrical safe isolation procedure.
  • Learners assessed in written and practical exercises.

 


 

CERTIFICATION

Candidates who successfully complete the LCL Awards Accredited Electrical Safe Isolation course written and practical assessment will receive a certificate of competence.

 


 

LEGISLATION FOR EMPLOYERS

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 sets out the general health and safety duties of employers, employees and the self-employed. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, which were made under the Act, require precautions to be taken against the risk of death or personal injury from electricity in work activities.

 

Duties are placed on employers to ensure, amongst other things, that employees engaged in such work activities on or near electrical equipment implement safe systems of work, have the technical knowledge, training or experience to carry out the work safely, and are provided with suitable tools, test equipment and personal protective equipment appropriate to the work they are required to carry out.

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