Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Fencing of outdoor equipment.


92. An employer shall ensure that, wherever any transformer or switchgear in which higher voltage is used is installed otherwise than in a building, the transformer or switchgear is adequately protected either by—

(a) suitable fencing not less than 2.4 m high, or

(b) some other effective means for preventing any unauthorised person gaining access to the equipment or to anything connected thereto which is used as a conductor

unless it is completely enclosed by—

(i) a metal casing which is connected to earth, or

(ii) some other equally suitable non-metal casing.