Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 ensure employers have a legal responsibility to ensure electrical devices in the workplace are safe for personnel to operate.

All portable electical equipment must be inspected and tested regularly by trained, authorised personnel to ensure its safe for use under the legislation.

Course Overview

Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) 1989 training is intended for personnel who work directly with electricity, and those who have responsibility for the health and safety of employees in their workplace.

Delegates will interpret the Electricity of Work Regulations 1989 and learn to apply the regulations in a workplace.

The course provides a general overview of the EAWR 1989 and the HSE publication 'Memorandum of Guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. Delegates will take part in lively classroom debates with examples of regulations and how they should be applied.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) 1989 training will be able to;

  • Understand current legislation and regulations
  • Understand who and where the EAWR89 apply to
  • Understand the content and application of the 33 regulations that form the EAWR89
  • Understand the associated standards and regulations - both statutory and non-statutory
  • Understand where guidance and advice can be found


There are no prerequisites for Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) 1989 training.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is delivered at our sister company Survivex's location. 

If you would like to book a date in 2020, you can visit the Survivex website to book.