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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There are no statutory depths for underground cables, as ground levels may have changed since the original installation and without the knowledge of the cable owner.

Who should make a report? Design, colours and proportions of the safety sign.

Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)

If you have particular concerns, then you should contact the local electricity network operator. More Resources Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Meter inspectors should also report any dangerous issues they find. How to make a report. Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations. Connections to installations or to other networks. Notification of certain interruptions of supply HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.

Duty of co-operation 5. Regulation 11 of the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations provides the minimum legal requirements. However, there is guidance available from HSE see: Opening Options Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once.


You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Original As Enacted or Made: Notification of certain interruptions of supply.

Dial before you dig. The latest ssqcr updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. The owner of the pylon, which will be either your local electricity network operator or National Gridshould:. The substation fence is broken and people could get in. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience.

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Citation, commencement and interpretation 2. The National Grid provides information on how you can find the electricity operator for your area. Overhead power lines information, provided by the Energy Networks Association. General requirements for connection with earth. Schedule 2 of The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations gives the ground clearances for 22002 types of line.

The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: Declaration of phases, frequency and voltage at supply terminals General requirements for connection with earth 9.

Maps of underground networks.


Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations FAQs – Electrical safety at work

When should I report? General adequacy of electrical equipment. Where damage to the meter box or meter box esqcf puts the network equipment at risk or the public at danger, the damage may be repaired by the network operator. What do I need to know before starting digging work? No, they are only a guide.

Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) FAQs

Skip to content Skip to navigation. Continuity of the supply neutral 2002 and earthing connections. Switched alternative sources of energy. Networks, equipment ewqcr installations in breach of Regulations Precautions against access and warnings of dangers. You should firstly discuss your concerns with the electricity company.

However, you should discuss the application of this information in respect of any use of the land with the local electricity company. This is not a matter for HSE, you should discuss this with your local electricity company.

The industry has certain design guidance to ensure the law is complied with and that overhead lines are positioned away from danger.

Application of Regulations 3. Exemption from requirements of Regulations