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Further Information - Electrical Safety Rules Training

Description

Who is this course for?

This Electrical Safety Rules Training course is for personnel who require knowledge or awareness of electrical safety rules in the oil and gas industry.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to provide all relevant personnel with a broad overview of common Electrical Safety Rules, and outlines best practice when working with electricity

How will this course benefit my company?

By ensuring you have an overview of common Electrical Safety Rules, and outlines best practice when working with electricity

What standards are referred to in this course?

Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)

Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999)

Electricity at Work Safe Working Practices (2003)

Offshore Electricity and Noise Regulations (1997)

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998)

BS 7671: 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations

Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

Section 1: Importance of Electrical Safety Rules

• Explain the importance of Electrical Safety Rules

• Identify the laws which exist to prevent injuries from electricity in the workplace

• Define electrical safety terminology

Section 2: Roles and Responsibilities

• Define the role of the Responsible Electrical Person

• Define the role of the Authorised Electrical Person

• Define the role of the Competent Electrical Person

Section 3: Planning and Precautions for Electrical Work

• Describe the general precautions to be taken and the safety procedures to be followed

• Identify the correct PPE to be used for specific electrical tasks

• Explain the safe systems of work that are used to control electrical work

Section 4: Standard Procedures for Electrical Work

• Define what is meant by electrical isolation

• Explain the key steps involved in electrical isolation

• Describe the procedures for earthing

• Describe the precautions to be taken when working on low voltage systems and live low voltage equipment

• Describe the precautions to be taken when working on high voltage systems

• Describe the precautions to be taken when working on extra low voltage systems

• Describe the procedures for the testing of high voltage and low voltage systems

• Describe the precautions to be taken during switching operations

• Explain when personal isolations are appropriate

• Give an overview of common isolation security procedures

• Describe the actions to take in an electrical emergency

Section 5: Working Safely when using Specific Electrical Equipment

• Explain the specific precautions to be taken when working on battery systems

• Explain the restrictions in place when working in hazardous areas

• Explain the specific precautions to be taken when working on static electrical equipment

• Explain the specific precautions to be taken when working on portable and temporary equipment

• Explain the specific precautions to be taken when working on telecommunications equipment

Assessment

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

Accreditation

This course is CPD accredited. Established in 1996, The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading independent CPD accreditation organisation working across all industry sectors. www.cpuk.co.uk

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