Electrical Work - Emergency Procedures


The Electrical Work - Emergency Procedures Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines the main hazards and risks associated with the rescue and treatment of a person who has suffered and electric shock following contact with live electricity conductors or equipment. The SWMS does not take the place of approved training in rescue, first aid and resuscitation procedures.

The SWMS provides guidance on the health and safety precautions to be followed in the event of a person suffering shock or injury following contact with electricity.