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Electrical Safety at Work - Resources

HSE and other organisations have produced guidance on electrical safety that is suitable for a wide range of industries and technical competencies. Most of the information produced by HSE is available for immediate download.

View the standards and approved codes of practice

The Simple Precautions and Frequently asked Questions web pages will help you to select the best guidance on working with electricity.

Many other organisations provide information about electrical matters.

Information on accident statistics is also available from a number of sources.

Case Studies

The case studies in this section are all real incidents with real and sometimes fatal consequences. The case studies concentrate on some of the key themes which are being targeted by HSE, including;

See also

Updated 2018-08-02