Safety Procedures for Working on Electrical Equipment (SPWEE) Session 1 AM

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 12

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must be over the age of 16.

PPE – hard hat, Orange Hi-Visibility clothing to RIS-3279-TOM standard, Safety boots with full ankle and mid-sole protection and gloves

Photo ID - For British Nationals - a current and valid recognised, branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card, full driving licence, passport, biometric ID Card, resident permit as per Home Office guidance or 'ValIDate' card. For Non-British Nationals - a current and valid passport is required.

Please advise of any special needs i.e. Dyslexia

It is the responsibility of the individual trainees Manager to decide upon their suitability to attend the course in accordance with the current issue of NR/L2/CTM/021 Competence & Training in Track Safety.

 

 

Overview

Duration: 1/2 day

No. delegates: 12

Course Summary

This course is a pre-requisite for all staff who are new to working with electricity.

This course is aimed at personnel who are deemed to require an in-depth understanding of electrical risks, hazards and safety mitigation and are required to carry out safe electrical isolations to electrical supplied equipment as part of their job role, regardless of the work itself being of an electrical maintenance nature or on ancillary equipment powered from a supply source or cabinet. This course will be a pre-requisite for staff new to work as described herein as well as staff already in function who are deemed will benefit from this training by their line manager

Key Aims

This course is designed to inform the delegates of the legal requirements of the Health & Safety Act as it applies to the Electricity at Work Regulations, Electrical Safety, Electrical Hazard Identification, Electrical Risk Mitigation, Safe Isolations and Proving Dead of Electrical Equipment

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

• Understand the requirements and duties under the Electricity at Work Regulations.
• Understand the risks associated with electricity, hazard identification and risk mitigation.
• Understand the need, safety and legal requirements for safe isolations.
• Understand basic electrical supply protection equipment and mechanisms.

 

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