Electrical Safety for Users & Managers

Introduction:

  • Provide the fundamentals of Electrical Safety in the workplace for Managers and what has to be done
  • Provide users, employees and volunteers with an understanding of how to perform safety checks and identify faults prior to using a piece of electrical equipment and what to do if it is found to be faulty

Course Outline: (Approx 1.5 to 2 hours)

  • The Law
    • What you need to know
  • Equipment Types
    • Classifications of equipment
  • Testing
    • Formal and informal test and inspection
  • User Checks
    • How to identify faults
    • What to look for
    • Reporting processes
  • Personal Items in the work place
    • The pitfalls of bringing personal electrical equipment into the workplace

Includes: Copy of notes and relevant published handouts

Learning method:

Tutor presentation, practical demonstrations, delegate group exercises

Assessment & Certificate:

Short multiple-choice quiz (80% pass mark) with Certificate of Achievement

 

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