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Document ID (ISN)106147
CIS number 07-189
ISBN(s) 3-9807576-5-X (fr); 3-9807576-6-8 (en); 3-9807576-7-6 (de); 3-9807576-7-6 (es)
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Title Guidelines for assessing the competence of persons involved in live working
Original title Leitlinie für die Beurteilung der Befähigung von AuS-Personal [in German]
Guide pour l'évaluation de la compétence des personnes impliquées dans les travaux sous tension [in French]
Guía para la evaluación de la competencia del personal que realiza trabajos en tensión [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information International Section of the ISSA on Prevention of Occupational Risks due to Electricity - Gas - Long-Distance Heating - Water, c/o Berufsgenossenschaft der Feinmechanik und Elektrotechnik, Gustav-Heinemann-Ufer, 50968 Bonn, Germany, [ca 2006]. 65p. Illus.
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Abstract This booklet provides guidance for assessing the competence of persons involved in live work, which consists of working in contact with or near to live conductors. Topics addressed: definitions of live work and competence; developing the competence criteria; factors to be considered; aspects not addressed in this guidance; competence hierarchy; process for assessing live workers. Appendices include further assessment criteria, examples of national criteria and management elements of live working.
Descriptors (primary) ISSA; work on electrical equipment; assessment of knowledge; live work
Descriptors (secondary) electricity; experience; safety guides; qualifications; role of management; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
OSH training