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Electrical Safety in the Workplace

You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Deaths and serious injuries Domestic fatalities Fire, explosion and implosion Fsqcr supply interruptions Other events What must be reported?

Working with electricity is a dangerous business. More on when to report? How to make a report. What are the main risks?

For information on risk assessment and electrical safety, visit the relevant pages at the HSE. Electrical Safety in the Workplace Working with electricity is a dangerous business.

Generators Transmission operator Distributed network operators Suppliers Meter operators Who should report? Electrical arcing is a major risk in some situations and can result in a powerful arc flash causing a dangerous blast wave and subsequent fire. What precautions need to be taken? ssqcr

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A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. Who should make a report? To focus on electrical safety in the workplace, your escqr assessment should look at all circumstances where electricity is a factor, but particularly in work in wet or damp environments, outdoors and in cramped spaces. Health and Safety Executive. The injuries from the electric shock itself can be compounded by burn injuries.


Health and safety made simple. Electrical work takes place in all sectors of the economy, so there are many people working on or near electricity in their daily routines. If there are flammable materials in the atmosphere or stored nearby, an explosion can occur. One of the main hazards of working with electricity is electric shock when a person comes into contact with essqcr that is live.

Immediately after the duty holder becomes aware, all deaths and serious injuries ie where a member of the public is admitted to hospital as an in patient must be reported by telephone to HSE.

These figures are shocking enough, but they are likely to be underestimates as they include only those incidents reported.

Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)

When should I report? A further risk is that following an electric shock, a person may ezqcr further injuries due to falls or the longer-term impacts of the shock itself.


Call Us HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Skip to content Skip to navigation. ESQCR duty holders have duties to report certain incidents that may involve the safety of those not employed by the duty holder enforcement by HSEmajor supply interruptions enforced by Department of Energy and Climate Change and domestic fatalities enforced by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

A properly carried out risk assessment gives you the crucial information you need to allow you to eliminate, reduce and protect against the risks. But how dangerous is working with electricity? Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

DPCR4 ESQCR and TMA re-opener Scottish Power (SP) decision letter

The basics for your business. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. What must be reported? Accredited to ISO As always, health and safety risk assessment is the key.

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