Substation Entry

 

Course Overview: 

Access requirements for work such as painting, checking emergency lighting and servicing fire extinguishers, or escorting contractors such as gardening, pest control or cleaning all require an awareness of the environment and potential hazards inside substations. This course looks at the dangers of electricity and hazards that could be encountered, what behaviour and control measures are required when entering these areas, the role of personnel and the type of documentation which could be used to gain access.

Who Is This Course For: 

Staff who may occasionally or regularly enter substations to do work (other than High Voltage work) or to accompany an Authorised Person while High Voltage working or testing is being carried out.

Key Learning Areas Covered in This Course:

  • Dangers of electricity
  • Legislation
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Roles and Duties
  • Documentation
  • Switchgear and hazards
  • Substation layouts and equipment
  • Walk round a substation
  • Risk Assessments

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Substation Entry

Duration
1 day

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