Waterways, e-learning

Our e-learning module Waterways (web course) covers the safety provisions of the hydropower industry and has been developed to fit instructed persons who need to do work in the vicinity of waterways in hydropower stations and water reservoirs, and who need to do work on or in the vicinity of moveable and rotating installation parts.

This online course is the equivalent to Vattenvägar webb in swedish

In order to ensure electrical safety at work Sweden has a very clear framework of laws and provisions. The Electrical Safety provisions (”Elsäkerhetsanvisningar” in Swedish) are supplemental to the law. Waterways is a specific provision by the Swedish hydropower industry focussing on work safety in connection with waterways.

The course targets are to give the required knowledge to be able to plan and execute work such as switches and other operating orders, and be able to apply the Waterways provisions correctly. The overall target is to prevent accidents.

The course ends with a Final Test and the person taking the course can directly after passing this test print out a course certificate.

Course content – Waterways

  • The content of the more recent provision of Waterways, the electrical safety provisions of the hydropower industry.
  • The provisions and regulations of the Swedish National Electrical Safety Board, especially the responsibilities of employers and proprietors.
  • About new terminology.
  • About work planning, secure communication.
  • About working methods and operating orders.

Course targets

  • To understand the electrical safety provisions regarding Waterways in order that electrical work activities can be executed safely.
  • To understand how the decision tree is organised in Waterways and how the exchange of proofs shall be done to minimise accidents
  • To understand how the electrical safety provisions meets the provisions and regulations of the Swedish National Electrical Safety Board.
  • Execution

    On the web through e-learning.

    Adjacent courses

    Instructed person, e-learning
    ESA Vattenvägar – Vattenkraftens säkerhetsanvisning
    ESA 14 Fackkunnig
    Fackkunnig – repetition webb
    ESA Röj
    Instruerad person, webb
    ESA Instruerad person

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