Electrical Safety Awareness


Who will benefit

Practicing electricians, newly qualified electricians and individuals who have good understanding of electrical principles ideally have completed a recognized electrical qualification.

Course Aims

  • The development of safe working practices
  • Evaluate a system of responsibility which will assist in the development of a safe working culture
  • The means of maintaining electrical systems to the highest safety standards.

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to statutory and non-statutory Regulations
  • Relate statutory and non-statutory Regulations to safe working practices
  • Explain the concept of Risk assessment
  • The application of Safety Documents
  • Use of test instruments



Course Content

Course Content

  • Statutory Regulations
  • Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Non-Statutory Regulations
  • BS 7671:2011 (2015)  Requirements for Electrical Installations
  • HSE GS38 Electrical Test Equipment for use on low voltage electrical systems
  • HSE HSG85 Electricity at Work – Safe Working Practices (Isolation)
  • HSE INDG163 Risk Assessment
  • Nominal voltage levels
  • Current and voltage effects on the human body
  • Basic and fault protection
  • Inspection of electrical equipment
  • Ingress Protection Codes
  • Safe isolation
  • Earthing and bonding
  • Use of test instruments and testing procedures
  • Safety document – permit to work
  • Safety signs

More information

Course Assessments   

Course assessment paper and a practical assessment

Maximum Number of Individuals to Trainer                    

Eight per course

Training Methods

Lectures, question and answer discussions and course progress Assessment papers

The course will cover their responsibilities under the procedures, Control and Permit processes, understanding of Risk Assessments and to be capable of completing company permits where applicable.

Certification: Safety Mundo certificate issued upon completion of course

Course Dates

Contact us for more information.

Course Duration

2 days


To book places on any of the dates above please call 01462 676444 or email mail@safetymundo.com
Where one of our team will be happy to help.