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Electrical Applications 2 by David W. Tyler

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2 Regulations
At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
Explain the need for, and
the scope of the Regulations for
lations, The Supply Regulations and the Health and Safety at
Work Act.
SAFETY AND Inadequate control of electricity can give rise to serious dangers due
REGULATIONS to fire and shock. In the early days of the electricity public supply
system the powers involved were small and faults were frequent
often resulting in whole plants being shut down. At least one power
station was destroyed by fire when a fault developed which was not
cleared. With the vast amounts of power involved today suc