4490 Working Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus

Working Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus

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Competencies achieved include:

  • 4490 Working Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus

Training Course Outline:

This Mackay Working Safely Near Live Electrical Lines & Apparatus Training Course provides the participants with the knowledge and skills required to work near Ergon overhead electricity network.

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

Duration:

8 hours face to face in Mackay

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