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Report accidents 2021

Report accidents 2021

The employer is obliged to report all electric accidents in the workplace to the authorities. The Directory for Civil Protection and Emergency (Direktoratet for samfunnssikkerhet og beredskap, DSB) counts electrical accidents as accidents where someone has gotten injured as a result of electric shock, electric flow or arcs. DDSB has an electronic form that needs […]

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First-Aid 2021

First-Aid 2021

In case of serious electrical accidents you will need to give necessary first-aid/CPR and contact medical help on 113. Think about own safety so that the person that will administer firstaid/CPR does not put themselves in the same accident as the person in need of help. Be alert for hearth/lung issues, burnwounds and fall damage: […]

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When accidents are afoot 2021

When accidents are afoot 2021

Accidents can happen, and electrical accidents can give immediate injury, like burnwounds and cardiac arrest. It can als ogive delayed injuries in the form of muscle and bone damage, psychological disabilities and damages to the nerve system. It is therefore important that people that have been exposed to electricity gets a check-up by the health […]

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Preventing accidents 2021

Preventing accidents 2021

Many accidents can be avoided with preventative work. The direct and positive engagement and involvement of the company management is also crucial to the success of this work. Successful accidentprevention is comprised of planning, organizing and facilitating the work so Safe Work not only becomes possible, but also preferred by the individual. Companies must think […]

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Accident Examples 2021

Accident Examples 2021

Gathered from the published note Elsikkerhet nr. 83 (DSB). Fitter exposed to arc when changing automatic fuses A fitter was exposed to an arc when changing automatic fuse. When changing the automatic fuse for a plant for impregnation and drying if netbags for fish farms, the wrong circuit breaker was disconnected. This resulted in the fusebox the […]

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Accidents and first aid 2021

Accidents and first aid 2021

Accidents According to Statens arbeidsmiljøinstitutt (STAMI) about 3000 people suffer with electrical accidents every year. Most are proffesionals that are working on electricity at work. Electrical accidents are also called EL-accidents. These are serious, potentially life-threatening, events of significance for cardiovascular system, nervous system, muscle and skeletal system and skin (burns). One can get damages […]

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Instructions: Protective equipment, tools and measuring instruments 2021

Instructions: Protective equipment, tools and measuring instruments 2021

Objective All employees in the company follow the approved and established internal control system and the company ‘s system for quality assurance. The instructions should ensure that there is sufficient and appropriate type of protective equipment available at all times and that this is in the proper condition. Applies to anyone who works in places […]

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Protection Gear 2021

Protection Gear 2021

The employer must ensure that employees use personal protective equipment when safety, health and welfare cannot be protected in any other way. The employer must assess whether the work can endanger the lives and health of the employees. Employer must provide personal protective equipment, shall provide information and training in necessary protective measures, should provide […]

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Personnel 2021

Personnel 2021

«All maintenance procedures to be carried out shall be approved by the nominated person in control of an electrical installation during work activities.» (NEK EN 50110 – 1. 7.2.1) «When maintenance work is carried out on an electrical installation: – The part of the installation concerned shall be clearly defined; – The person in charge of […]

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There are two types of maintenance work 2021

There are two types of maintenance work 2021

§ 19. Conducting maintenance work In order to understand the general layout of the installation, a single-line diagram is required in all high voltage installations and complex low voltage installations. Updated documentation of the installation must always be available. To prevent the possibility of injury, all maintenance work must be conducted according to fixed work […]

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