Application of Irish Legislation and Standards in the Procurement & Takeover of High Voltage Assets

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Organisation profile

HV Power Systems Engineering and Management Consultants

Kilbride Power provides High Voltage Power Systems Design, Grid Connection advice, Owners Engineering, Contract Management, PRINCE2 Project Management and Guidance on the Management of High Voltage Systems in accordance with EN 50110 to international Clients in Ireland, UK, France, Norway and Sweden.

Contact Padraig Plunkett for more information at:-

Training aim

To demonstrate the application of;

- SHAWW Act 2005

- SHAWW (General Application) Regulations 2007 (SI299) Part 3 Electricity

- SHAWW (Construction) Regulations 2013

- ISEN 50110

- ISEN 61936 & SR 61936

Learning objectives

To understand;

- Legal requirements and duties with respect to the safety of HV electrical installations and places of work.

- Certification to be provided with HV installations

- How to ascertain that HV installations have been designed, constructed and tested in accordance with applicable legislation and  standards.

- O&M documentation requirements

- How to plan HV maintenance and extensions

- Safety Files

- Checklist tools

Course outline

The course is set out in 8 modules as follows;

Overview of HV Systems.

Overview of Key Legislation, Standards and Guidance

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 to 2016 (S.I. 299).

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. (S.I. 291)

NSAI: SR61936 / ISEN 61936 Power installations exceeding 1kV .. Common Rules

Technical Due Diligence

ISEN50110 Operation of electrical installations

Trainer's profile

Padraig Plunkett is a Chartered Electrical Engineer with 35 years international experience in;

Design, Manufacture & Commissioning of Power Transformers

Employer’s Engineering for TSO/DNO Utilities

HV Design & Build Contracting.

Mick O'Grady is an ESBNetworks Senior Authorised Person with 35 years experience as;

HV Maintenance & Installation technician

 Protection Specialist

10/20kV Network Manager/Controller

Safety Services Manager

H&S Manager Major Generation Projects.

Course duration

4 Hours

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Asset Owners / Managers and others involved in procurement, take over, and O&M of HV installations

Engineers, Technicians, Safety professionals and other graduates.