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The safe use of portable electrical apparatus (electrical safety).

Health & Safety Executive

The safe use of portable electrical apparatus (electrical safety).

by Health & Safety Executive

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


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SeriesGuidance note from the Health and Safety Executive -- 32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14930959M
ISBN 100118835637
OCLC/WorldCa26151588

Wear or use personal protective equipment (PPE) or clothing that is appropriate for the work you are doing; this may include items such as safety glasses or goggles, or a face shield (with safety glasses or goggles), hearing protection, dust mask, gloves, safety boots or shoes, or rubber boots. Electrical Safety Handbook, 3E - LET EXPERTS MAKE ON-THE-JOB SAFETY SIMPLE The Electrical Safety Handbook is an easy-to-use, illustrated source of life-saving information tailored to fit specific work environments.. Written by renowned experts in electrical construction safety and medicine, the Electrical Safety Handbook is the reference professionals trust for up-to-date and easy-to-follow.

As well as tools, consider other electrical equipment that workers may use on site. Workers should only use microwaves, kettles and other domestic appliances that are RCD-protected. Look at what else is on site or nearby. You should identify any hazards that could cause reasonably foreseeable risks to health and safety. Portable electrical equipment must be plugged into a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet in wet locations. True or False. When you find damaged electrical equipment, don’t use it, and report it to your supervisor. True or False 1. True. 2. True.

Portable equipment definition: Portable equipment is electrical equipment that can easily be moved from one place to | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Mechanical guarding 6. Interlocking safeguards 7. Ergonomic aspects of machinery safeguarding 8. Mechanical safety arrangements 9. Electrical safety circuits Hydraulic safety circuits Pneumatic safety circuits Safety in the use of lifting equipment Safety with pressure systems Safe working with equipment


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The safe use of portable electrical apparatus (electrical safety) by Health & Safety Executive Download PDF EPUB FB2

Do you have control over or use portable electrical equipment in the workplace. This guidance is for managers, electricians, technicians and users and gives sensible advice on maintaining portable electrical equipment to prevent danger.

It covers equipment that is connected to the fixed mains supply or a locally generated supply. Safe Use of Portable Electrical Equipment Published by Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Use of portable electrical equipment Portable electrical equipment shall be double insulated, registered on the contractors equipment register and tagged showing the date of last inspection. Office and fixed electrical appliances shall be registered and inspected Size: KB.

PORTABLE ELECTRICAL SAFETY Guidance 6. Checking and maintaining of the equipment Although good initial levels of safety can be achieved by the correct selection and use of equipment, lasting safety can only be achieved by ongoing and effective maintenance.

It is important that users treatFile Size: KB. Portable electrical equipment is any item which has an electric lead (cable or flex) and plug. Portable ppliance A Testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure that they are safe to Size: KB.

The responsibility for managing the ongoing safety of portable electrical. equipment used in the workplace rests with the employer. This is explicit in. Regulation 4(2) of the Electricity at Work Regulations ‘asmay be necessary to prevent danger, all (electrical) systems shall be.

PORTABLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Requirement Definition of Portable Electrical Equipment Mains Powered Portable Equipment Battery Operated Equipment and Equipment containing Batteries Digital Cameras Electric Soldering Irons Medical Aids (Internal and Externally Worn Types) Defibrillators X-Ray EquipmentFile Size: 1MB.

Other than the fixed wiring installation, all electrical equipment, whether permanently connected or connected by a plug and socket, should be inspected & tested.

Not all electrical equipment will need a portable appliance test. Further details on how to ensure the safety of electrical equipment and how to carry out user checks and visualFile Size: KB. However new electrical equipment is required to be tagged with the date first put into service, and the details recorded in the electrical testing and inspection documentation.

In-service equipment. Table 1 provides the maximum intervals between inspection and testing of in-service electrical equipment. Safe Use of Portable Electric Tools, Cords and Generators.

This month’s Tailgate is a review of some basic safety precautions to take when using portable electric tools and equipment. The focus is on prevention of electrical shock, specifically when using volt AC portable electric tools, cords and generators/5(4).

Electrical Equipment for Use in Ordinary Locations (AALZ). 53 Mechanical Equipment and Associated Products (AAME). 55 Equipment for Use in and Relating to Zone Classified Hazardous Locations. A number of European countries, including the UK, make extensive use of portable appliance testing to ensure the safety of electrical equipment and appliances.

This booklet will provide a guide to understanding portable appliance testing and how/where it fits as part of an overall electrical safety. Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations (S.I. of ) as amended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations (S.I.

of ) relating to the use of electricity in the workplace. The objective of the Guide is. Hoisting Apparatus Inspection Guidelines 5 (1) An employer shall ensure that a hoisting apparatus is inspected every 12 months by a competent person to ensure that the apparatus meets the manufacturer’s specifications.

Safe Use of portable electrical equipment Chad Kelly. Loading Unsubscribe from Chad Kelly. Electrical Safety for Non-Electrical Workers (Educational Video) - Duration: are sure the wrench operates properly, place the suitable equipment on the impact-driving anvil and go ahead with the job at hand.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR USE WITH PORTABLE ELECTRICAL TOOLS When portable electric tools are used, you should use the following procedures: Before portable electrical tools are used they must be inspected and approved for shipboard use by the ship's electrical safety.

Portable cord and plug connected equipment and flexible cord sets (extension cords) shall be visually inspected before use on any shift for external defects (such as loose parts, deformed and missing pins, or damage to outer jacket or insulation) and for evidence of possible internal damage (such as pinched or crushed outer jacket).

Safe appliance use. Unplug small kitchen and household appliances when they aren't in use. This is because a voltage surge could turn them on or cause a short circuit. Make sure the Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) seal of approval applies to the entire appliance, not just the plug or cord.

Read and follow the manufacturer's instruction manual. PN Version 3 Last updated March – Guide to machinery and equipment safety 4 1.

Key principles of machinery and equipment safety Mechanical hazards Machinery and equipment have moving parts.

The action of moving parts may have sufficient force in motion to cause injury to people. Initial Date: January Safety, Health and Environment Revision Date: January Standards Revision No: 01 Document No: PORTABLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST: DAILY ISSUE BY File Size: KB. Subpart S - Electrical - Introduction.

- Electric utilization systems. - General. - Wiring design and protection. - Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use. - Specific purpose equipment and installations. - Hazardous (classified) locations.Cables for portable or transportable apparatus Cables protected by bituminous materials Street boxes These rules may be called the Indian Electricity Rules, (2) They shall come into force at once.

2. Definitions- “Apparatus” means electrical apparatus and includes all machines, fittings.Maintaining Portable Electrical Equipment, HSG HSG Author: Health And Safety Executive (HSE) Publisher: HSE Books. Price: £ Add to Basket. Do you have control over or use portable electrical equipment in the workplace?

This guidance is for managers, electricians, technicians and users and gives sensible advice on maintaining.