Keeping Electrical Switchgear Safe

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Course summary

Ensure the safety of high and low voltage switchgear to prevent accidents, failures, and injuries. Don't risk costly disruptions and legal consequences. Learn from EA Technology about the essential information outlined in the Health and Safety Executive's publication 'HSG 230 - Keeping Electrical Switchgear Safe' at Edition 2. Join our one-day course for concise yet comprehensive guidance on managing switchgear assets. Our experts cover legislation, operation, maintenance, replacements, and upgrades, offering practical advice to effectively manage electrical assets.

Course itinerary

Legislative Framework and its Implications

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2022
  • Potential issues with switchgear
  • Why develop HSG 230?

Maintenance of electrical switchgear

  • Switchgear overview
  • Operational issues
  • Ancillary equipment
  • Care and maintenance practices

Condition monitoring

  • Assessment of switchgear
  • Condition monitoring techniques

Training & operational issues

  • Legal aspects and general advice from HSG230
  • Training management
  • Safety rules and competency

Management of electrical switchgear

  • Maximise asset life through best practice asset management techniques (based on principles of PAS55/ISO55000)

Programme may be subject to amendment

Why attend?

The KESS course is essential for you if you are an industrial or commercial owner/ operator of electrical switchgear or a maintenance manager with responsibility for electrical switchgear and will also benefit you if you are a Distribution Network Operator, switchgear equipment supplier, specifier or asset manager.

Benefits of attending this course

  • Gain critical knowledge of switchgear safety.
  • Enhance safety for your workforce and others involved with switchgear.
  • Ensure compliance with safety legislation.
  • Reduce the risks of costly accidents of catastrophic failures.
  • Learn how to specify equipment for safer, more reliable performance.

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