‘Works’ means any fittings that are used, or designed or intended for use, in or in connection with the generation, conversion, transformation, or conveyance of electricity; but does not include any part of an electrical installation.
The requirements relating to Works around safety obligations and Safety Management Systems (SMS)
|Design||Choice of design |
Must take into account whether installation will operate under Safety Management System (SMS). Can be constructed as low voltage installations (Reg 38)
|Construction||Construction process |
General safety rules Reg 34 and 36
Reg 41(1)(2) and 47 to 55
Reg 41(3)(4) and 42 to 46
|Connection||Safety check |
Check power supply as specified on
|Periodic verification||In service safety verification |
There is a general obligation on everyone who designs, constructs, maintains, uses or manages a distribution system to ensure the distribution system is safe.
A Safety Management System (SMS) requires that all practicable steps should be taken to prevent the electricity supply system from presenting a significant risk of serious harm to any persons or property damage.