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Enform publishes Electrical Safety: A Program Development Guideline

June 11, 2014 | By Anthony Capkun

June 10, 2014 – The oil & gas industry created Enform as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting industry’s safety needs, and it just published “Electrical Safety: A Program Development Guideline”, which provides a framework for large and small companies in the industry to develop and implement electrical safety within a company’s occupational health & safety management system (OHSMS).

The guideline provides direction and information on establishing an electrical safety program, including how to:

• Identify and assess electrical hazards and associated risks related to a work task.
• Document the necessary policies and practices to eliminate or reduce the risk of exposure to electrical hazards in the workplace.
• Document the application of preventive and protective control measures to reduce risk of exposure to electrical hazards to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP).
• Train workers to identify the electrical hazards and apply appropriate control measures to reduce risk of exposure.
• Monitor the effectiveness of the control measures.

Companies may use the guideline to:


• Develop an electrical safety program
• Perform an audit or gap analysis of existing systems
• Apply the guideline’s templates, processes, tools and additional resources to improve their existing program.

For more information and resources visit Enform’s Safety Resources section. DOWNLOAD the document BELOW.

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