Safety precaution for electrical works

As we known when working on electrical installations, safety matter is our priority.Every step we need to consider about hazards when perform electrical works.

Only competent electrician can work on electrical installation or live condition according to relevant industrial safety standards.Common industrial safety standard for electrical works such as VDE 0105 for Germany, and international standards for EN 50110 or IEC 60364.

For electrician,they need to special tools which have been tested and qualified with electrical standard.Hand tools also must suitable and followed the electrical standard  IEC 60900 and it has specified worldwide requirements for tools for electrical live condition.

Introduction of Electrical Safety Precaution.

To get this certificated qualification,it must through the routine tested up to 10,000 volts to check their dielectric strength. The main purpose is to ensure it safe when touching live parts up to 1,000 VAC.

This time i want shared about basic safety precaution for electrical works.I hope it can be a basic guide line when we works for electrical installation.Below are listed some safety instruction :-

  • Perform routine inspection before start any works to ensure the hand tools insulation condition and discard any defective tools.
  • Make sure and  keep your insulated hand tools in proper condition.
  • Perform JSA ( Job Safety Analysis ) before start electrical task and consider hazard that maybe found at working area.
  • Always wear PPE ( personnel protective equipment ) such as electrical safety boot,safety glass,safety helmet,VDE glove or etc.
  • We need to make sure your working area in good condition with clean and orderly when you are working live.
  • Use the right tools and suitable with your working condition.Always use VDE tools and it follow international standard.
  • Make sure that loose parts and cut-off ends of cables do not all onto live parts.
  • When perform electrical task,it must done minimum by two person in one time.
  • Dont play at working area during electrical jobs is perform.

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Lemau is Owner of Electricneutron.com .Involved in Electrical & Automation Engineering since 2001. Passionate to shared all experience & knowledge about Electrical.

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Comments

  1. haitham hashim says:

    Electrical safety and one of the most important subjects thank you

  2. These tips are simple and very important and practical for usage! Human behavior has a lot to do with accidents, The way accident happens and the way they are controlled. be aware and follow the above tips.

  3. Having the right electrical safety equipment is super important. Getting the right equipment can be a little pricey, but it is worth it. Everything from insulated hand tools to PPE, it’s all important.

  4. I like your tip to inspect insulated hand tools before performing any electrical work. Since the insulation in the tools is the first like of defense against electrocution, it’s extremely important to make sure that the insulation is intact before every job. While wearing safety equipment is also important, it’s a good idea to check the tools first. Thanks for the article.

  5. Regular maintenance on your Electrical system will prolong the life of your system unit by preventing major breakdowns. Checking the system for any wear on parts allows you to keep the system running at peak performance.

  6. Great article for updating self knowledge. I appreciate You are providing knowledge with minimum words. Safety is first and must while dealing with electrical work. Also, thanks for the tips you mentioned above.

  7. Hey!

    Its a nice share..
    After reading these tips i must say that these are really beneficial for everyone.
    From infants to seniors and all ages in between, heeding a few key safety tips will reduce or eliminate accidents.
    In addition to the obvious practices, such as checking smoke alarms and installing fire extinguishers, other issues are often age or mobility specific.
    Also, Its important to buy the best electric products .This will also help to avoid accidents
    Thanks for sharing these precaution tips..
    Keep doing good work.
    God bless u!

  8. Hey Lemau !!

    Its nice to read your blog.I appreciate it.A safe work environment is not always enough to control all potential electrical hazards. You must be very cautious and work safely. Safety rules help you control your and others risk of injury or death from workplace hazards.If you are working on electrical circuits or with electrical tools and equipment.

    keep posting such article..
    Thanks for the post…
    Have a nice day

  9. I agree that when it comes to electrical installations, only competent and licensed electricians should do the work. It is a very dangerous and technical job that requires certain acquired skills. It’s good to know about the different safety precautions for electrical works. Thanks for sharing this helpful information!

  10. Regular maintenance on your Electrical system will prolong the life of your system unit by preventing major breakdowns. Checking the system for any wear on parts allows you to keep the system running at peak performance.

  11. Hii,

    Yes, You are absolutely right. Electricity is a key part of our regular life and there is little you can do around the home without it. Since it is a regular part in our life then we should have some knowledge about basic precautions for handling electricity and electrical equipment in our homes. In particular, the dangers that electricity and electrical equipment can pose to our children.

    Safety is the main issue and we all should take care of that . thank you for this post and make us to know more about the safety issues.

    Regards,
    Jerry James

  12. Electrical contractors are people who perform an array of specialized services. These services are designed to make your home safe as well as your family members. Services such as hard-wring, running of electrical conduits, and the installation of junction boxes are just some of the things in which they do.

  13. Hii,

    This is very useful information and it is very important to know about the precaution and safety during the electrical work. As I am also an electrician so my family always gets worried about my safety issues. I have no option other than to face the dangerous situation but I always take care that I wear safety clothes before going for work.

    The points you mentioned in your post are very essential. I think we should take care of these and follow the safety rules.

    Regards,
    Jerry James

  14. Electrical contractors and electricians often don’t do repair work after they cut or drill holes for electrical wires. You may have to hire a drywall or painting contractor to make those repairs unless you know how to do them yourself.

  15. Regular maintenance on your Electrical system will prolong the life of your system unit by preventing major breakdowns. Checking the system for any wear on parts allows you to keep the system running at peak performance.

  16. it is also important to check the past experiences of the electrician. This can be beneficial in assessing his skills on a certain task. When the hired technician is not properly trained or capable of fixing the job the right way, damage to the property can be likely.

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