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Safe Isolation Resources

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Safe Isolation Kit

Why electrical safety matters

There are around 1,000 serious accidents per year at work due to direct contact with electricity and 10 times as many involving electricity.

  • 16% of all fatalities from accidents at work are electricity related
  • The consequences for all involved are devastating
  • From 2016 penalties for health & safety violations got much tougher
  • New sentencing guidelines for Health & Safety offences Feb 2016 and Nov 2018

  • Emphasis changed such that fines apply to putting employees at risk, not just accidents
  • Imprisonment more likely for directors, managers, employees
  • Higher fines up to 10M for large companies who have a high level of culpability

  • Share our wealth of experience in helping maintenance and installation teams stay safe:

  • Making it easy to choose the right equipment
  • Getting to grips with the procedures
  • Achieveing compliance with the Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Staying safe on-site.

  • Get access to all these resources:

  • Article: Safe Isolation procedures and proper equipment save lives
  • Presentation: Electrical Safe Working What you need to know
  • Video: Safe Isolation with Martindale VIPDLOK Kits presented by Dave Austin
  • Application note: Stiffer penalties for electricity at work violations
  • HSE News Release: Company fined 900k after worker suffers electric shock
  • Poster: Six steps to safe maintenance
  • Flow chart: Safe Isolation
  • Poster: Measurement categories explained
  • Catalogue: Total solutions for safe isolation
  • Discounted training: 1 day City & Guilds accredited training theory and practical

  • Don`t wait until it`s too late - get started today !

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