Those working with, or in the vicinity of, high risk electrical hazards – or those managing such situations – must be able to identify these hazards and understand the risk they present. This is essential since, without such knowledge, it will prove difficult, if not impossible, to carry out risk assessments or put in place effective risk controls.
This course discusses the most commonly encountered high risk electrical hazards, how they may be identified and the risks they present.
• Portable electrical appliances:
• What they are
• Why accidents occur
• The risks and key precautions relating to:
• Overhead power lines
• Underground power cables
• Work on mains electrical supplies
• Work in wet conditions
Managers and supervisors of staff working with electrical equipment.