Develop the knowledge required to work near live electrical equipment


This course provides the participants with the knowledge and skills required to work near the Ergon overhead electricity network.

Note: For information about becoming an Authorised Person please visit the Ergon Authorised Persons webpage.

Training Mode:

Face to Face


1 Day

Skills Acquired:

  • Apply appropriate electrical safety and technical knowledge relating to the type of work, operating plant or vehicles near overhead and underground electric lines

  • Interpret the application and intent of the Electrical Safety Code of Practice 2010 for Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines

  • Explain basic electrical concepts and the effect of electricity on the human body

  • Identify hazards that may be present and the risk management procedures required to manage the risks associated with work carried out near overhead and underground power lines

  • Identify electricity supply infrastructure assets and voltages

  • Identify the exclusion zones applicable to people, vehicles and operating plant for various power line voltages, conductor and cable types, environmental conditions and authorisation of persons

  • State the emergency planning, response and reporting procedures required in the event of an electrical incident or accident

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