Electrical Safety

At the University, Estates are responsible for the electrical supply up to the wall sockets. All equipment, extension leads etc. which are plugged into the wall sockets are the responsibility of the respective department. Most equipment which is 'hard wired' into the wall sockets will also be the responsibility of the respective Budget Centre 

Electrical Safety -University policy (includes policy for inspection and testing of portable appliances) (PDF 66KB)

A guide to electrical safety (PDF 32KB)

A guide to the testing of electrical equipment (up to 240 volts) (PDF 28KB)

A guide to the safe use of extension leads and socket adaptors (PDF 16KB)

Static electricity -how to prevent shocks (PDF 23KB) 

Are your sockets overloaded? -check here (Electrical Safety Council)

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