Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

This unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined 'safe approach distance' near energised electrical apparatus (including powerlines) for non-electrical workers.

 

Working near live electrical apparatus

includes:

  • UETTDREL14A - Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

Course Content:

  • Statutory Compliance.
  • Basic electrical principles.
  • transmission, distribution and rail power systems.
  • Standards and guidelines.
  • duties of a safety observer
  • safe work zones and approach limits

Course Outline:

This Competency Standard Unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical powerlines) for non-electrical workers. It includes work functions that may be performed, such as vegetation control, scaffolding, rigging, painting, and/or any other activity that requires working safely and complying with requirements and/or established procedures near live electrical apparatus by a non-electrical worker. Also included is the preparation of risk assessment control measures that encompass job safety assessment.

nationally accredited

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