Safety guidelines for electrical workers

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This publication is for: 
Electrical contractor / worker

Every electrical worker must work safely, not only for themselves, but also for others.

Working safely includes not only the work procedure adopted but also the tools used and the clothing worn.

This booklet provides advice on how safety can be achieved and maintained by every electrical worker.

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Last updated 20 May 2014

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