Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010

Part 8 Working practices

100 Safety responsibilities of person who carries out work

(1)

A person who carries out any prescribed electrical work, or any work referred to in clause 2(e) to (h) of Schedule 1, must, so far as is reasonably practicable,—

(a)

before beginning the work, check that any associated equipment and personal protective equipment to be used by that person is in good order and condition, and is safe for its intended use; and

(b)

follow the procedures approved by the employer (if any) for the work to be carried out; and

(c)

use the associated equipment and the personal protective equipment provided in a competent manner; and

(d)

comply with AS/NZS 4836 or the certified design for all electrical work carried out on electrical equipment operating at low or extra-low voltage.

(2)

The responsibilities set out in this regulation of a person carrying out work are in addition to, and do not limit, the responsibilities of that person under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

Compare: SR 1997/60 r 36

Regulation 100(1): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 100(1)(a): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 100(1)(b): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 100(1)(c): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 100(1)(c): amended, on 31 December 2013, by regulation 28(1) of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).

Regulation 100(1)(d): inserted, on 31 December 2013, by regulation 28(2) of the Electricity (Safety) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/494).

Regulation 100(1)(d): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Regulation 100(2): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).