This Electrical Safety Rules course is suitable for any person with any level of electrical systems experience. Although electrical safety rules can vary from one duty holder to another, the content of this course provides a general overview of typical health and safety rules found in the oil and gas industry that should be implemented while working with electrical systems.
Main topics covered in this course include switching programmes, electrical isolation procedures, working on both low and high voltage equipment and the precautions to be taken in hazardous environments.
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with an understanding of typical
Electrical Safety Rules used in the oil and gas industry.
- Describe the purpose of the electrical safety rules
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of electrical personnel
- Outline the PPE to be worn for electrical work
- Explain the function of a switch room
- Explain the function of a switching programme
- Describe the documentation required for electrical work
- Outline the reporting procedure for faults
- Describe the procedures to be followed when carrying out electrical isolations
- Describe the procedure for working on high voltage equipment
- Describe the procedure for the handling of cables
- Describe the procedure for working on Low Voltage systems
- Describe the procedure for working on telecommunications equipment
- Describe the precautions to be taken in hazardous areas
- Explain the actions to be taken in an emergency
This course addresses the dangers of working with electricity and provides guidance on the precautions required to stay safe. The course also identifies the roles and responsibilities of electrical personnel and provides instruction on procedures to be followed when carrying out electrical isolations.
Once successfully completed, you will be able to ensure all work, testing, and fault finding on electrical equipment is carried out safely.
The duration of the course is 60 minutes with a 20 question final assessment.