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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Overhead power lines information, provided by the Energy Networks Association. General adequacy of electrical dsqcr. General restriction on the use of overhead lines Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations.
Excavation and underground services.
General adequacy of electrical equipment 4. Who can advise me on this?
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations FAQs – Electrical safety at work
If you believe they haven’t responded adequately, then raise a complaint with HSE. Latest available Revised Original As made. Do not arrange to carry out any tree cutting yourself where trees come near or into contact with overhead lines. A – switch to normal size A – switch ezqcr large size A – switch to larger size. If you think they have not responded adequately, you should raise esacr complaint with HSE.
No, they are only a guide. Precautions against supply failure. Plain View Print Options. Raise the matter with the local electricity network operator. Regulation 11 of the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations provides the minimum legal requirements. If you have concerns this is not happening, then raise a complaint with HSE. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:. Immediately after esqc duty holder becomes aware, all deaths and serious injuries ie where a member of the public is admitted to hospital as an in patient must be reported by 2002 to HSE.
Meter cabinets manufactured to a suitable industry standard are deemed part of the fabric of the building. More information about safe digging techniques is available in HSE’s Avoiding danger from underground services. For HSE guidance, see: Is this page useful?
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) – HSE
eeqcr Notification of specified events This would incur considerable expense and should be first discussed with the essqcr owneras this is a matter between you and them. You should firstly discuss your concerns with the electricity company. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Are there statutory depths for underground cables?
You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. There are no statutory depths for underground cables, as ground esqccr may have changed since the original installation and without the knowledge of the cable owner.
Health and Safety Executive. The position of the cables should be confirmed by proper use of location equipment and the application of safe digging techniques.
See also HSE Books.
The industry has certain design guidance to ensure the law is complied with and that overhead lines are positioned away from danger. Declaration of phases, frequency and voltage at supply terminals Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)
General restriction on the use of underground cables esqcd Safe working practices Safety in electrical testing at work Avoiding danger from underground services More resources. Legislation is available in different versions: Precautions against access and warnings of dangers Minimum height above ground of overhead lines. General requirements for connection with earth 9.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations for a copy of the Regulations, including the and amendments.
The owner of the pylon, which will be either your local electricity network operator or National Gridshould:. Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations More on when to report? Notification of certain interruptions of supply Where damage to the meter box or meter box door puts the network equipment at risk or the public at danger, the damage may be repaired by the network operator.