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Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) electrical safety resources

The IOSH Food and Drink Group Electrical safety training package provides a valuable training resource for operatives, managers and electricians working in the food and drink industry.

This training package provides you with a film, supporting guidance materials, toolbox talks and evaluation sheets. The film aims to raise awareness of electrical hazards and associated controls in various environments.

The shocking message in the film highlights the dangers that we face every day but sometimes take for granted. It also discusses how to prevent accidents through treating electrical hazards with the care they deserve.

This free training package can be used by safety practitioners and others to raise awareness of the risks of electricity in an often challenging environment.

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Opeartors' training package


Managers' and supervisors' training package


Electricians' training package


Find out more:

Operator's Resources | Manager's Resources | Electrician's Resources

If you need any further information please contact Julie Littlejohns at the IOSH on 0116 257 3248.

Disclaimer: The information and opinions expressed within this artcile are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

*Credit: This article and information was produced by the IOSH. The FEA are sharing the information to support the development of safe practices within the Foodservice Equipment sector.



FEA Electrical Safety Webinar (08.09.2020) 

Following an incident which resulted in the death of a catering equipment engineer whilst working in a fixed wired item of commercial catering equipment, CESRB (Catering Engineers Standards and Registration Board) have requested that consideration is given to amending BS 7671:2018. This would be to put Commercial Kitchen areas under a classification that would require all fixed wired appliances are protected by a suitable RCD (Residual Current Device or RCBO (Residual Current Breaker with Overload protection).

Download the full guide here.





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