Chapter 7. Electrical Safety

  1. Jane Bonehill FRSPH, Tech IOSH, LiCIPD, Alfl

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324983.ch7

Managing Health and Safety in the Dental Practice: A Practical Guide

Managing Health and Safety in the Dental Practice: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Bonehill, J. (2010) Electrical Safety, in Managing Health and Safety in the Dental Practice: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324983.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185929

Online ISBN: 9781444324983

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Keywords:

  • electrical safety - basic principles - accidents involving electricity;
  • PUWER - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, 1998;
  • RRFSO - Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order, 2005;
  • electrical hazards, in dental practices - electric shock and electrical fires;
  • electrical safety - principles and practice - preventing major injury;
  • fixed electrical systems and portable electrical equipment;
  • periodical electrical equipment inspection and testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope of this chapter

  • Figures

  • Introduction

  • Legislation

  • Electrical hazards

  • Principles and practice of electrical safety

  • Summary

  • Action - check the following

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Links to other chapters