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 Regulations and ensures that learners are suitably trained in all electrical health and safety matters.
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
Power and energy suppliers and engineers.
Appliance repair workers.
Aims of the Course
By the end of this course learners will:
Understand why training in electrical safety is essential for maintaining health and safety.
Have knowledge of their responsibilities for electrical safety.
Understand what is involved in carrying out a risk assessment of the workplace.
Understand the importance of maintaining and inspecting electrical equipment.
Have knowledge of the controls that can be used to help make working with electricity safer.
Understand the best practices when working with electricity, including overhead power lines, underground cables and indoor work near to a source of electricity.