ACCESS TO CONTROLLED ELECTRICAL AREAS

NON-ELECTRICAL WORKER TRAINING

ACCESS TO CONTROLLED ELECTRICAL AREAS

COURSE OVERVIEW

The objective of training is to provide knowledge of electrical hazards and provide basic information on working safely around electrical apparatus with electrical substations and enclosures.
This training is designed for persons who are required to enter into electrical controlled areas for the purpose of isolations and general maintenance works.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Legislation for Managing Electrical Risks
  • Electricity Basics
  • The Effects of Electricity on the Body
  • Risk Management Process
  • Electrical Hazards & Risk Controls
  • Incident Reporting & Emergency Response
  • Entry Requirements for Substations & Enclosures
  • Communications
  • Work in the Vicinity of Electrical Apparatus
  • Safe Approach Distances

ACCESS TO CONTROLLED ELECTRICAL AREAS

DELIVERY

Specialist trainer delivered – theory and assessment

DURATION

1 Day

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

As this course contains safety critical information participants must have the ability to read, write and understand English

UNIT

Non-Accredited

UTTDREL14A

DESCRIPTION

Access to Controlled Electrical Areas

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

WH&S Legislation for Training

A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure, so far as is reasonably practiable, the provision of any information, instruction, training or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out.

You must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:

  • The nature of the work carried out by the worker
  • The nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the information, training or instruction is provided
  • The control measures implemented

You must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.

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