This course will start by covering the many benefits electricity brings to society, as well as its key components voltage, current and resistance. It will explain the two main types of electricity, cover UK accident and death statistics, and describe a simple way of remembering the electrical hazards. It then goes on to provide basic instructions about how you could safely help someone you suspect has received an electric shock.
What you will learn
Basic principles and measurement of electricity
Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
What are the hazards associated with electricity?
Electrical injury, what could happen to you
Loss of muscle control
Simple first aid precautions
High voltage (HV) accidents
Low voltage (LV) electric shock accidents
Fire and explosion risks
General office and workplace safety tips
Plug and socket safety
Cable and lead safety
Portable appliance testing (PAT) and maintenance
Successful candidates will receive a certificate, valid for 3 years.
There are currently no courses scheduled but this doesn't mean we can't run a course especially for you
and your staff. Simply fill out the enquiry form with your required training or call us on 0808 168 6788.