Electrical Legislation and Safety for Domestic Dwelling

ELECTRICAL LEGISLATION AND SAFETY FOR DOMESTIC DWELLINGS

AIM
To provide Landlord’s with an awareness of their responsibilities in respect of electrical safety in domestic dwellings.

Pre-Requisite
General management or supervisory role.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
8 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio visual presentation.

Assessment
No formal assessment.

Certification
On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of this course the delegates will have an awareness of:

  •  Accidents involving electricity
  • Legislation overview
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Inspection and testing
  • Landlord responsibility for electrical safety
  • Electrical safety in the house
  • Advice to tenants
  • Home safety advice

COURSE SYLLABUS

Section 1

Accidents Involving Electricity

  • Electrical fires and injuries statistics

Section 2

Legislation Overview

  • Electricity Safety Laws in England and Wales

Section 3

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations Summary
  • Part P summary
  • About notification

Section 4

Inspection and Testing

  • BS 7671 recommendations
  • Purpose of inspection, testing and certification or reporting testing
  • Recommended initial frequencies of inspection of electrical installations
  • Initial verification
  • Electrical Installation Certificate (Form 1) Individual Case
  • Electrical Installation Certificate (Form 2) Corporate Specification
  • Schedule of inspections
  • Schedule of test results
  • Minor electrical installation works certificate

Section 5

Landlords Responsibility for Electrical Safety

Section 6

Electrical Safety in the House

  • General electrical hazards
  • Flexible lead trip hazard
  • Household fire risk
  • Kitchens
  • Bathroom
  • Heater and towel rails
  • Gardens
  • Hedge trimming
  • Garden lighting
  • RCD’s
  • RCD research
  • Extension leads

Section 7

Advice to Tenants

  • Rental accommodation

Section 8

Home Safety Advice – Case Study

  • Christmas lights
  • Christmas lighting research