Information about preventing electric shocks when working in ceiling spaces

How to reduce or eliminate the serious workplace health and safety risk of suffering electric shock or electrocution when working in ceiling spaces.

Last updated

Feb 2017

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 259.16 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This guide can help reduce the risk of electric shock or electrocution when working in ceiling spaces near electrical wiring. It outlines:

  • why people might get injured working near wiring in ceiling spaces
  • how to control the risks of electric shock
  • when to develop a safe work method statement for high-risk construction work
  • other risks workers face when working in ceiling spaces

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