You and your site employer

Lesson Progress:
What your site and employer should do for you
1.Protect you from electrocution by identifying the location or isolation of mains electric and underground or overhead electricity supplies, and have a process in place to issue a permit to work, as required.
2.Provide safe, temporary electrics and safety lighting.
3.Make sure electrical installations are inspected, maintained and certificated.
What you should do for your site and employer
1.Only use electrical tools or equipment in accordance with the agreed safe system of work.
2.Only use tools and equipment if you have had the correct training, and after carrying out the pre-use checks.
3.Use the correct equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) in an appropriate manner.
4.Report any damage or faults.
5.Assume that any exposed cables or wires that you are working near are live and do not start work until a permit to work has been issued.