HS4 Electrical Safety Policy

Governance and risk management
Issue No

Target Audience

All CWP staff


In order that all employees and others including contractors are aware of both the Trust and their own responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASAWA). In respect of electrical services and equipment which falls under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EAWR). The EAWR requires organisations to have arrangements in place to safeguard those who may be affected by electrical services and equipment. The Trust has therefore in addition adopted the Department of Health, Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 06-02 and 06-03 Electrical Safety Guidance. All persons working on the electrical systems and with electrical equipment must be suitably qualified and competent.


Lead Executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies Patient Partnership

Author Details
Estates Maintenance Manager

Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

15 October 2020

Approval Meeting

Infrastructure Sub-Committee
Health & Safety Sub-Committee


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