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Document ID (ISN)64777
CIS number 95-1493
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0845-X
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance Note GS 38
Health and Safety Executive
Title Electrical test equipment for use by electricians
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., Feb. 1995. 4p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract This document gives guidance to electrically competent people involved in electrical testing, diagnosis and repair. Contents: statutory requirements; hazards and accident causes (electric burns and shock caused by unsuitable or inadequately insulated equipment); design safety requirements for test probes and leads, sockets and terminals and voltage detection instruments; safe systems of work (precautions before and during testing, examination of equipment). Replaces previous edition (CIS 93-296).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; work on electrical equipment; electric testing and measuring equipment; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) electrical insulation; electric burns; electrical accidents; safety by design; equipment testing; electric shock; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity