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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The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations
You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Citation, commencement and interpretation. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:. However, you must not interfere with the electricity company’s equipment. See also HSE Books.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR)
Minimum height of overhead lines, wires and cables. This would incur considerable expense and should be first discussed with the line owneras this is a matter between you and them.
Notification of certain interruptions of supply You should contact the local electricity network operator. How to make a report. Skip to content Skip to navigation. Legislation is available in different versions: Disconnection of supply, refusal to connect and resolution of fsqcr.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations FAQs – Electrical safety at work
The position of the cables should be confirmed by proper use of location equipment and the application of safe digging techniques. Exemption from requirements of Regulations If you are not satisfied with their response, then raise a formal complaint with HSE.
General adequacy of electrical equipment. General restriction on the use of underground cables Meter inspectors should also report any dangerous issues they find.
I live in a block of flats and the meters are located in a communal position which I think is dangerous. Who should make a report?
The industry has certain design guidance to ensure both compliance with the law and 202 overhead lines are positioned away from danger. You should take this matter up with your supplier ie the company you pay your bills to.
Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) FAQs
You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Notification of specified events Continuity of the supply neutral conductor and earthing connections.
The owner of the pylon, which will be either your local electricity network operator or National Gridshould: Plain View Print Options. Exqcr, they are only a guide. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Position, insulation and protection of overhead lines Notification of certain interruptions of supply. HSE cannot adjudicate on costs. This is the original version as it was originally made. Is this page useful?
Continuity of the supply neutral conductor and earthing connections 8. The industry has ezqcr design guidance to ensure the law is complied with and that overhead lines are positioned away from danger. Precautions against supply failure 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.