The NFDC has today received this Safety Alert from UK Power Networks
“The reason for this email is in response to a recent incident of an extremely serious nature whereby a demolition contractor forced open the door of a low voltage circuit breaker cubicle and suffered major injuries.
The incident is currently under investigation with the HSE for breaches of Health and Safety Legislation, in addition to which, the Education Team here at UK Power Networks have issued the attached bulletin informing you of the Incident and the Learning Points to be taken on board and to be cascaded to as many Demolition Contractors working on our Network as possible.
We are requesting that you distribute this with your members, colleagues and patrons within the NFDC as a Matter of Urgency. It contains critical Learning Points that reinforce fundamental practices to ensure the safety of your colleagues and contractors that working in the industry.”
7th November 2017