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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Notification of certain interruptions of supply Safe working practices Safety in electrical testing at work Avoiding danger from underground services More resources.
Fitting of insulators to stay wires. What is the safe distance from overhead lines to buildings, both existing and proposed? Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Precautions against supply failure.
If you think they have not responded adequately, you should raise a complaint with HSE. Notification of specified events HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Meter cabinets manufactured to a suitable industry standard are deemed part of the fabric of the building.
Exemption from requirements of Regulations. The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Declaration of phases, frequency and voltage at supply terminals However, you should discuss the application of this information in respect of any use of the land with the local electricity company.
Precautions against supply failure Health and Safety Executive. Precautions against access and warnings of dangers General requirements for connection with earth. Connections to installations or to other networks.
The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002
This is a matter for the landlord. More Resources Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. For HSE guidance, see: Minimum height above ground of esqccr lines. Meter inspectors should also report any dangerous issues they find.
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How to make a report. 202 not arrange to carry out any tree cutting yourself where trees come near or into contact with overhead lines. See also the Public safety: ESQCR duty holders have duties to report certain incidents that may involve the safety of those not employed by the duty holder enforcement by HSEmajor supply interruptions enforced by Department of Energy and Climate Change and domestic fatalities enforced by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
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Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) FAQs
Health and safety made simple. However, you must not interfere with the electricity company’s equipment. I live in a block of flats and the meters are located in a communal position which I think is dangerous. You should contact the local electricity network operator. Exemption from requirements of Regulations General requirements for connection with earth 9.
Excavation and underground services. Citation, commencement and interpretation. Who should make a report? This would incur considerable expense and should be first discussed exqcr the line owneras this is a matter between you and them. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information.
They are therefore owned and maintained by the customer ie the building owner.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) – HSE
Connections to installations or to other networks You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. When should I report? You should contact the local electricity company to discuss the application of the guidance at any particular site. Position, insulation and protection of overhead lines General restriction on the use of underground cables.