A fully updated free guide to the practical issues associated with the EN50191 standard for the installation and operation of electrical test equipment is available from electrical safety testing specialist Clare.
The reprinted colour ‘Guide to EN50191’ will be of interest to those with responsibility for ensuring the safe operation of electrical test equipment in manufacturing, compliance, repair and design organisations.
EN50191 impacts on those companies manufacturing electrical or electronic equipment and particularly on those individuals and organisations that have a duty under the Health & Safety at Work Act to maintain safety in the workplace.
It is also applicable to test houses, repair workshops and design laboratories because the standard applies to all facilities where electrical testing is undertaken.
The Clare guide provides the information and data necessary to ensure the safety of test personnel involved in electrical test activities and to assist those responsible manage the various types of test locations to prevent danger.
Also included is information on the safety requirements of different electrical test stations and locations along with details of the safety measures required to ensure protection against electric shock. The text is supported by easy-to-follow illustrations and tables of supporting technical data and specifications required by the standard.
A copy of the guide is available from Clare, part of the Seaward Group, 15-18 Bracken Hill, South West Industrial Estate, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 2SW. Tel. + 44 (0) 191 586 3511 or visit www.seaward.co.uk