Welcome Guest! The IOSH forums are a free resource to both members and non-members. Login or register to use them

Postings made by forum users are personal opinions. IOSH is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any of the information contained in forum postings. Please carefully consider any advice you receive.



Go to last post Go to first unread
#1 Posted : 04 November 2000 18:06:00(UTC)
Rank: Guest

Posted By Alan Pym FAULT FINDING ON MACHINES WITH POWER ON There are times when energy sources need to be present when fault finding on production line equipment. Has any one got a written policy/procedure on what steps that need to be taken to reduce the risk. Eg: errect barriers around testing area, only authorised persons are to overide control panel door interlocks. This is not an easy one to fix, but it is the real world.
#2 Posted : 08 November 2000 08:43:00(UTC)
Rank: Guest

Posted By Ken Taylor I believe an informed judgement has to be made on each specific need for live working. We would expect compliance with The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (Particularly Reg 14) and the Memorandum of Guidance (HSR 25). The new HSE CD 'Essentials of Electrical Safety' also has some guidance on this.
Users browsing this topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.