HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Electrical Safety
18 July 2023 - 19 July 2023
This workshop will be delivered by current and former Specialist
Electrical Inspectors with extensive industry experience including
giving guidance to duty holders, experience with serious incident
investigations and taking enforcement action. The workshop is based
on HSE's practical enforcement experience which arises out of the
businesses it inspects, generally those in the higher risk
industries but also those where although the hazards can be high,
the risks are thought to be well-controlled.
The workshop will give you a practical understanding of what HSE
inspectors are looking for in the control of electrical safety
risks, including the effectiveness of appropriate controls. You
will review known high-risk electrical safety issues together with
the controls based on HSE's investigation experiences and
understand the practical application of enforcement.
The course will cover:
- Relevant legislation, guidance and industry best practice;
principles of enforcement, recent case law examples.
- High-risk and priority issues an HSE inspector will focus on in
general electrical safety.
- Managing electrical distribution networks and controlling risks
to third parties; legislation, guidance.
- How to reflect on and plan for any necessary improvements in
the control of risks associated with electricity before an HSE
- Practical demonstration of hazards associated with electrical
- Electrical safety issues that are likely to trigger enforcement
- What happens when things go wrong? (An insight into the
investigation progress and things you can do to assist with the
- To identify possible systems (policies, procedures and people
issues) that will help you better manage electrical safety.
Who should attend?
Health and Safety Professionals responsible for managing or
advising on the interface between businesses and the HSE.
Business owners, senior managers and technical specialists
responsible for managing and controlling general electrical safety
risks. Owners and operators of both public (licensed) and private
(unlicensed) electrical distribution networks.
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an
internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and
microphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test
to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
£545 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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