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4. Requirements for electrical work

Question 1/9

Under normal circumstances you should never perform energised electrical work (live work).

(Refer to Section 14 of Electrical Safety Regulation 2013 (the ES Regulation))

Question 2/9

Which Australian Standard will improve your workers' safety when they are required to work on or around low voltage electrical installations?

(Refer to part 6.1 of the Managing electrical risks in the workplace Code of Practice)

Question 3/9

When should safety tag and lockout devices be made available to workers who are about to perform electrical work?

(Refer to Section 19 of the ES Regulation)

Question 4/9

Your worker has isolated an item of electrical equipment by opening a circuit breaker (it is not under their sole effective control). Before you or your  worker performs the electrical work, what must you do?

(Refer to Section 17 of the ES Regulation)

Question 5/9

After a circuit has been isolated, what precautions must you take before electrical work is performed?

(Refer to Section 17 of the ES Regulation)

Question 6/9

Before performing installation work on a domestic residence, you identify the installation does not have a safety switch installed for the general purpose outlets. Are you permitted to perform the electrical work on that residence under Section 86 of the ES Regulation?

(Refer to Section 86 of the ES Regulation)

Question 7/9

After installing electrical equipment, what are your duties under Section 36 of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 (the ES Act)?

(Refer to Section 36 of the ES Act)

Question 8/9

After performing electrical work on an electrical installation located in a hazardous area, what must you do prior to connecting it to electricity?

(Refer to Section 221 of the ES Regulation)

Question 9/9

Workers who perform or help perform electrical work are required to be:

(Refer to Section 28 of the ES Regulation)