Electrical and Gas Burns

Hazard:

Burns from electrical/gas plant

 

Burns from electricity

Control Methods:

Elimination

 

Guarding

 

Training

 

Instruction

Persons at Risk:

Delete as appropriate

 

Staff

 

Third Party Contractors

 

Members of the Public

 

Emergency Services

Risk Rating:

3 x 4 = 12

 

Existing Controls:

Insert Details As Introduced

Recommended Controls:

1. Only gas and electrical appliances conforming to relevant current National Standards are to be installed in the facility.

2. Equipment must be maintained in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.

3. Only trained personnel are permitted to work on gas and electrical systems.

4. A list of the current trained first aiders should be provided in a prominent position.

5. Contractors staff must only work on gas and electrical systems when they have been issued with a valid permit to work.

6. Contractors should only be permitted to work on isolated electrical supplies. Work on live systems should be strictly prohibited.

 

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This information is derived from the Health & Safety Manual and Kit
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