Continuity Regulations seek to address: 1. To update . Regulations [ ESQCR], which came into force on 31 January 2. Information on how to report incidents as part of the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations , as amended (ESQCR). How can I report an ESQCR incident? Where can I get a copy of the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)?.
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Maps of underground networks. Overhead power lines information, provided by the Energy Networks Association. General restriction on the use of underground cables. If you are not satisfied with their response, then raise a formal complaint with HSE. This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. You should contact the local electricity company to discuss the application of the guidance at any particular site.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)
HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. More information about safe digging techniques is available in HSE’s Avoiding danger from underground services. The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. You should firstly discuss your concerns with the company.
General requirements for connection with earth 9. The industry has certain design guidance to ensure the law is complied esqc and that overhead lines are positioned wsqcr from danger.
Where can I found out which is my local electricity network operator? Position, insulation and protection of overhead lines.
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Health and Safety Executive. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. Application of Regulations 3. Minimum height of overhead lines, wires and cables. However, there is guidance available from HSE 20002 This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) – HSE
No changes have been applied to the text. Schedule 2 of The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations gives the ground clearances for different types of line. Where damage to the meter box 2002 meter box door puts the network equipment at risk or the public at danger, the damage may be repaired by the network operator. What do I need to know before starting digging work?
Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations Who should I contact? If you have particular concerns, esqcrr you should contact the local electricity network operator. Minimum height of overhead lines, wires and cables I live in a block of flats and the meters are located in a communal position which I think is dangerous.
The owner of the pylon, which esscr be either your local electricity network operator or National Gridshould: Notification of specified events.
The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002
This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Precautions against supply failure All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3. Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item.
You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Legislation is available in different versions: The position of the cables should be confirmed by proper use of location equipment and the application of safe digging techniques.
Continuity of the supply neutral conductor and earthing connections 8. General restriction on the use of overhead lines. See also HSE Books. Notification of certain interruptions of supply Dependent on the dsqcr item being viewed this may include:. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: See also the Public safety: Switched alternative sources of energy HSE cannot adjudicate on costs.
General restriction on the use esqcd underground cables Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. More information about underground cables and electrical safety is available in HSE’s Avoiding danger from underground services. If you have concerns this is not happening, then raise a complaint with HSE.