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(Amendment) Regulations and shall come into force on 6th April Amendment to the Electricity Safety, installations (BS ) into the ESQCR. (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS No. Quality and Continuity Regulations (SI /) (ESQCR) to comply with British. 9th March Laid before Parliament. 13th March Regulations and shall come into force on 6th April installations (BS ) into the ESQCR .

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Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)

Health and Safety Executive. What must be reported? Generators Transmission operator Distributed network operators Suppliers Meter operators Who should report? Health and safety made simple. The basics for your business. Ewqcr after the duty holder becomes aware, all deaths and serious injuries ie where a member of the public is admitted to hospital as an in patient must be reported by telephone to HSE.

Call Us As always, health and safety risk assessment is the key. More on when to report? Who should make a report?

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When should I report? Electrical Safety in the Workplace. What precautions need to be taken? Deaths and serious injuries Domestic fatalities Fire, explosion and implosion Major supply interruptions Other events What must be reported?


What are the main risks? A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. If there are flammable materials in the atmosphere or stored nearby, an explosion can occur.

One of the main hazards of working with electricity is electric shock when a person comes into contact with equipment that is live. ESQCR duty holders have duties to report certain incidents that may involve the safety of those not employed by the duty holder enforcement by HSEmajor supply interruptions enforced by Department of Energy and Esqcd Change and domestic fatalities enforced by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

A further risk is that following an electric shock, a person may suffer further injuries due to falls or the longer-term impacts of the shock itself. To focus on esqc safety in the workplace, your risk assessment should look at all circumstances where electricity is a factor, but particularly in work in wet or damp environments, outdoors and in cramped spaces. For information on risk assessment and electrical safety, visit the relevant pages at the HSE. How to make a report.


A properly carried out risk assessment gives you the crucial information you need to allow you to eliminate, reduce and protect against the risks.

This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Accredited to ISO Skip to content Skip to navigation. The injuries from the electric shock itself can be compounded by burn injuries.

Electrical work takes place in all sectors of the economy, so there are many people working on or exqcr electricity in their daily routines. Electrical Safety in the Workplace Working with electricity is a dangerous business.

HSE esqqcr to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Working with electricity is a dangerous business. But how dangerous is working with electricity?

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

These figures are shocking enough, but they are likely to be underestimates as they include only those incidents reported. Electrical arcing is a major risk in some situations and can wsqcr in a powerful arc flash causing a dangerous blast wave and subsequent fire. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information.