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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Networks, equipment or installations in breach of Regulations HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Information to be provided on request Protective multiple earthing esqccr More information about safe digging techniques is available in HSE’s Avoiding danger from underground services.
The substation fence is broken and people could get in.
The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations
Meter inspectors should also report any dangerous issues they find. Precautions against supply failure. You should contact the local electricity network operator. Are there statutory depths for underground cables? If you have particular concerns, then you should contact the local electricity network operator. More on when to report? HSE cannot adjudicate on costs. Latest available Revised Original As made.
You should firstly discuss your concerns with the company. There are no statutory depths for underground cables, as ground levels may have esqvr since the original installation and without the knowledge of the cable owner.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) FAQs
You should contact the local electricity company to discuss the application of the guidance at any particular site. Do not arrange to carry out any tree cutting yourself where trees come near or esscr contact with overhead lines. This is the original version as it was originally made. The position of the cables should be confirmed by proper use of location equipment and the application of safe digging techniques. Dependent eqcr the legislation item being viewed this may include:. General restriction on the use of underground cables.
You should firstly discuss your concerns with the electricity company.
Switched alternative sources of energy. Application of Regulations 3.
Skip to content Skip to navigation. Excavations and depth of underground cables This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. If you have concerns this is not happening, then raise a complaint with HSE. Original As Enacted or Made: More Resources Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab.
For HSE guidance, see: Raise the matter with the local electricity network operator. Immediately after the duty holder becomes aware, all deaths and serious injuries ie where a member of the public is admitted to hospital as an in patient must be reported by telephone to HSE. When should I report? Opening Options Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once.
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Maps of underground networks.