Electro Technical Council of Ireland


"Safety Alerts"

Danger Associated with Electrical Cable Reels

  Serious concerns have been expressed about the dangers of electric cable reels melting while overloaded and coiled up. This leads to risks of electrocution and fire. The Health & Safety Authority has issued a Safety Alert on its website regarding this phenomenon.

Click here for a link to this alert:

ETCI Video - RCD Saving Lives

RCD Saving Lives   This video highlights the importance of Residual Current Devices (RCDs) as an essential safety element of an electrical installation. The video explains its operation, where to find RCDs and how they are tested. ETCI strongly recommends that all RCDs are tested regularly, at least twice annually.

ETCI Promotional Video

ETCI video   The video was produced to mark the occasion of IEC's centennial celebrations. It outlines ETCI's role as the Irish member of CENELEC and IEC in developing electrotechnical standards and in promoting electrical safety.

ESB Networks

The ESB Networks have produced a number of videos/DVDs which contain messages highlighting the dangers associated with electricity on the farm, in the workplace and in the everyday environment.

Please click here for further information on ESB videos/DVD.



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