Guiding Principles

MAINTAINING PORTABLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

This guiding principle is intended for those who have control over or use portable electrical equipment. Portable electrical equipment could cause an electric shock or burn, or fire due to damage, wear or misuse.
Maintaining portable electrical equipment, introduction, guiding principle

Safety briefings

Eye protection

This safety briefing outlines specific work activities, the hazards they pose to the eyes and how to properly protect the eyes from injury.

Hand protection

This safety briefing highlights the importance of hand protection and the injuries that may be sustained when it is not used or used incorrectly.

Hearing Protection

This safety briefing highlights the importance of wearing hearing protection, the types of hearing protection available and when they should be worn.

Posters

Hand power tools

This poster outlines the golden rules for: Hand power tools

PPE wood work introduction

PPE: job specific checklist Wood work

This poster highlights the specific PPE needed during carpentry/ wood work.

Electricity

This poster outlines the golden rules for: Electricity

Safety alerts

Major fire due to heating gun left on during break

Worker sustained eye injury while attempting to assess damaged cutting device