20 - 22 April 2021
Welcome and introductions – Bill Tubey
An introduction to managing electrical safety
Managing Risk - Bill Bates
Incident investigation - Bill Tubey
Delegates break into groups to discuss 3 real incidents:
Reduce risks in the workplace and how the Code of Practice was developed – Bill Tubey
End of Day 1
Self-Assessment (sections 3-6 of Code of Practice)
How a structured approach to managing electrical safety can be achieved
Case Study 1 - Managing Policy - Bill Tubey
Practical application of the Code of Practice
Case Study 2 Managing ‘Procedure’ Aspects – Bill Bates
Case Study 3 Managing ‘People’ Aspects – Bill Tubey
Case Study 4 Managing Specific Aspects – Bill Bates
Operating and maintaining high voltage electrical equipment
End of Day 2
Self-Assessment Evaluation - Bill Bates & Bill Tubey
Guest speaker - Michael Appleby, Partner, Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP Solicitors
Legal consequences of failure to manage risk
Michael specialises in defending directors, senior individuals and companies facing investigation or prosecution for health and safety offences or manslaughter arising from work related incidents.
This session will provide insights and advice as follows:
Interview under caution – Case study 5
Legal questions for Mike Appleby
Evaluation of self-assessment and next steps (sections 7-8 of Code of Practice)
Using the IET Code of Practice
Implementing the IET code in your workplace
Closing remarks and end of course
Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.
Bill Bates worked for 20 years in the electricity utility, Manweb, followed by 20 years as a Principal Electrical Inspector at the Health and Safety Executive. He was also a contributor to the IET Code of Practice for Electrical Safety Management and has practical experience applying the Code with clients.
Bill Tubey worked for Manweb which was acquired by Scottish Power in 1996. His operational engineering background in the electricity industry and extensive experience of the leadership and effective management of large multi-disciplined teams makes him ideally suited to share his knowledge on electrical safety management.
Michael Appleby is a partner with Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP Solicitors. Michael specialises in defending directors, senior individuals and companies facing investigation or prosecution for health and safety offences or manslaughter arising from work related incidents.
This includes representing clients at inquests, in appeals against prohibition and improvement notices and challenging notifications under Health and Safety Executive’s Fee for Intervention scheme. He has also acted in investigations by the Environmental Agency and Fire and Rescue Authorities.
Mike acts for clients in the rail and bus sectors, construction, ports, manufacturing, facilities management sector, waste industry and the lift industry.