HS4 Electrical Safety Policy


Category
Governance and risk management
Code
HS4
Issue No
1

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

In order that all employees and others including contractors are aware of both the Trust and their own responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASAWA). In respect of electrical services and equipment which falls under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EAWR). The EAWR requires organisations to have arrangements in place to safeguard those who may be affected by electrical services and equipment. The Trust has therefore in addition adopted the Department of Health, Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 06-02 and 06-03 Electrical Safety Guidance. All persons working on the electrical systems and with electrical equipment must be suitably qualified and competent.

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies Patient Partnership

Author Details
Estates Maintenance Manager


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

15 October 2020

Approval Meeting

Infrastructure Sub-Committee
Health & Safety Sub-Committee

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