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Control measure
Contact distribution network operator or transmission operator

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contact distribution network operator or transmission operator

Understand: 

  • How to identify the appropriate operator to contact when working near high-voltage electrical systems 
  • The identification number plate system for electrical transmission systems 
  • The colour coding system for electrical transmission towers 
  • How to contact the appropriate electricity transmission operator 
  • The information that should be given to fire control rooms and passed to the correct electricity distribution network operator(s) (DNO) or transmission operator(s) (TO) 
  • Danger/warning signs on high-voltage electrical systems

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Contact distribution network operator or transmission operator

Demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Interpret electrical transmission system identification number plates
  • Interpret electrical transmission system colour bands 
  • Identify the appropriate electrical transmission system operator 
  • Contact the appropriate electrical transmission system operator