• Document No.

  • Site / Company

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Personnel interviewed and accompanying auditor


  • Is there a written and approved site electrical procedure?

  • Has it been communicated to the employees ?

  • Has it been communicated to the contractors?


  • Has a competent electrician been appointed as the person, responsible for electrical works, in writing by the general manager?

  • Are all electricians qualified and tested to be competent?

Permit and Lockout

  • Has all electrically energised equipment been locked out, tagged, de energised and tested to be de enerised prior to commencement of work?

  • Has an isolation and permit to work been obtained if work is to be done on electrically energised equipment?

  • Are switchboards kept closed, locked and not obstructed, from the back or front side?

Work near power lines

  • Work near power lines is defined as no less than 9 meters horizontal distance when support poles are wooden and no less than 15 meters when support poles are metal.

  • Has a permit to work been obtained if the work is to be conducted near power lines?

Purchasing electrical equipment

  • Are, as a minimum, SA standards used for the purchase of electrical equipment and is there a purchasing specification that ensures this?

Portable electrical tools

  • Do all portable and electricl tools have earth leakage switch and a safe start/stop switch?

  • Are portable electrical tools inspected (register) and tagged by an electrician on a monthly basis?

High Voltage

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