Safety in Electrical Work
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Working with electricity causes injuries and deaths around the world every year. At the same time, the employers are more interested in their employee’s safety at work. The purpose of this thesis is to create a base to electrical safety in work instruction leaning strongly on existing standards. This electrical safety instruction is made to reduce injuries and possible deaths, as well as to improve overall electrical safety in all Motors and Generators business units around the world. In this thesis electrical work is thought to mean electrical work and testing related to manufacturing motors and generators. This thesis discusses the path of electrical work from need to do electrical work to completion of the work. This chain begins with a risk assessment, which is used to identify potential hazards associated with the work. By using this information it is possible to create work instructions and measurement plans. Needed tools and work place can be found with the help of these instructions. Electrical work cannot be carried out without working people, so organization around electrical work is reviewed from employee level to management level not forgetting responsibilities and tasks including to every level. All the levels have their own significances and all these levels should work conveniently together to ensure safety in work.