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Document ID (ISN)65190
CIS number 95-1847
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1000-4
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSG 141
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Electrical safety on construction sites
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iii, 43p. Illus. 28 ref. Price: GBP 8.75.
Abstract Contents of this guidance booklet: legal requirements; planning the work; safety of electrical installations (generator, earthing the site supply, the temporary site distribution system, moveable plant, portable equipment, use of mains voltage equipment, residual current devices, maintenance of the electrical installation and electrical equipment); suggested inspection and test frequencies for electrical equipment; precautions during demolition, building alteration and refurbishment and handover and commissioning work; treatment of electric shock victims.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; electricity; electrical safety; electrical equipment; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) electric power distribution; electric generators; hazard evaluation; preventive maintenance; first aid; safety by design; electric shock; safety checks; safety guides; earthing; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity