Maintaining electrical equipment safety
The law requires electrical equipment to be maintained to prevent danger. The type and frequency of user checks, inspections and testing needed will depend on the equipment, the environment in which it is used and the results of previous checks.
Frequently asked questions
A worker received a 240 Volt electric shock whilst using a pressure washer.
Types of electrical injuries
Electrical Safety Council guide on safe isolation procedures for low voltage installations
IEE/IET Health & Safety Briefing – Portable Appliance testing