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

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