Electrical Safety in Construction
Electricity can be a big hazard. Roughly 30 people in the UK suffer fatal injuries each year from electricity, with around another 1000 people experiencing less serious electrical related injuries. But they can be prevented!
This electrical safety training course has been designed to increase understanding of the most common risks when working with or around electricity. It looks at personal safety and safety in the working environment.
It explains what the common electrical accidents are and why they happen, the types of injury electricity can cause and what to do if an electrical accident happens.
It also covers responsibilities - what the law says employers and employees must do to maintain electrical safety.
If your job involves working with electricity then you should be wearing personal protective equipment.
Who is our Electrical Safety Training for?
This course isn’t only essential for people who’s job is specifically to do with electricity, it’s for everyone, because everyone uses electrical appliances every day.
Did you know that there are roughly 30 fatal electrical accidents in the UK each year and over 1000 injuries involving electricity in the workplace?
The following occupations may found our course particularly useful:
- Construction workers
- PAT testers
- Cable engineers
- Power and energy suppliers
Why is training required?
Electrical Safety Training is not just for electricians, but for everyone. It’s required to prevent injuries caused by electricity, which can be very painful and in more serious cases, fatal. Because we use electrical appliances everyday, we tend to forget just how dangerous they can be. Our training course looks doesn’t just look basic safety, but it also looks at common accidents, what to do in emergencies and laws surrounding electricity.