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Electrical Safety and the Law.

Author: K Oldham Smith; John M Madden
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This book summarises the British legislation covering electrical safety, including those regulations derived from European directives. It also addresses the legislation relating to the supply and use of safety-related electrotechnical control systems, particularly on machinery. As well as describing the legal framework, and the main legal duties and applicable standards, the book describes electrical hazards and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Oldham Smith; John M Madden
ISBN: 9780470777466 047077746X
OCLC Number: 437218405
Description: 1 online resource (378 pages)
Contents: Contents; Preface to the Fourth Edition; List of Abbreviations; 1. The Hazards and Risks from Electricity; 2. Electrical Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences; 3. Basic Safety Precautions; 4. The Legislative Framework; 5. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974; 6. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989; 7. Law based on European Directives; 8. Electricity Supply Legislation; 9. Other Legislation with an Electrical Safety Content; 10. BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations; 11. Construction Sites; 12. Underground Cables; 13. Safety-related Electrotechnical Control Systems. 14. Competence15. Electrical Equipment in Flammable and Explosive Atmospheres; 16. Electric Arc Welding; 17. Tests and Testing; 18. Maintenance; 19. Checking Small Domestic Electrical Installations; Index.

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This book summarises the British legislation covering electrical safety, including those regulations derived from European directives. It also addresses the legislation relating to the supply and use of safety-related electrotechnical control systems, particularly on machinery. As well as describing the legal framework, and the main legal duties and applicable standards, the book describes electrical hazards and how they arise; the types of accidents and dangerous occurrences associated with the use of electricity; the main safety precautions and protection techniques; testing and maintenance.

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