|Document ID (ISN)||56702|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
||The use of electricity at quarries - Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 - Approved Code of Practice
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. iv, 28p. Price: GBP 4.00.
||This Code of Practice gives practical guidance on how the Electricity at Work Regulations (SI 1989 No.635, see CIS 89-1439) might be satisfied at quarries. Contents: definitions; responsibilities for compliance; systems, work activities and protective equipment; strength and capability of electrical equipment; adverse or hazardous environments; insulation, protection and placing of conductors; earthing or other suitable precautions; integrity of referenced conductors; connections; protection from excess of current; means for cutting off the supply and for isolation; work on equipment made dead; work on or near live conductors; working space, access and lighting; persons competent to prevent danger and injury; exemption certificates.
||United Kingdom; quarrying industry; electrical safety; electricity
||electrical insulation; cables; responsibilities of employers; electric connections; electric tools; earthing; electrical equipment; electrical overload protection; legislation; directive; responsibilities of employees; conductors
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mining and quarrying