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Basic Electrical Safety Competence (BESC)

 
 

Quality Technical Training for the Power Industry

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Tel: +44 (0)1623 422099 Fax: +44 (0)1623 420988 e-mail: besc@kefax.co.ukm

 
 

Extract from - National Grid “Tender Manual – Level 1” Issue 5 May 2005 SCHEDULE 1.6 – SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Page 19  Section 6 

...Additionally, ALL Contractors' and Subcontractors' staff must be accredited to the Energy and Utility Skills (E.U.S.) Basic Electrical Safety Competence Database after December 31st 2006...  

Training and assessment can be provided at a number of accredited centres, information is available on the E.U.S. website. 

All costs associated with the training shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. 

Any costs associated with obtaining 3rd Party Safety Rules training (eg Distribution Network Operator[DNO], power station etc) shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. 

The Principal Contractor will need to ensure the validity of all site personnel (direct or subcontract) Employer authorisations prior to site attendance…

 

Contact National Grid’s Paul Gomersall, Business Partner, Safety, Health, Environment & Security at Paul.Gomersall@uk.ngrid.com for further clarification if required.

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