Electrical safety and you: A brief guide

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This leaflet outlines basic electrical safety measures to help you control the risks from your use of electricity at work. The revised version clarifies the advice on maintaining portable electric equipment in low-risk environments.

There is also guidance on:

  • the main hazards associated with working with electricity
  • how to carry out a risk assessment
  • how you can reduce risks.

The leaflet gives details of other useful HSE guidance, such as the Memorandum of guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. Guidance on Regulations.

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Updated: 2021-11-12