Health & Safety


Customer Risk Mitigation

Pursuant to sections 169, 169A, and 169B of the Electricity Act 1992, the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 and its amendments requires people to carry out electrical work in a safe manner. The requirements of these regulations also have relevance to the obligations of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).

Registration or licensing as an electrical worker does not mean that an individual is competent to work in all fields of electrical work. Competency is determined by the employer.

Competence will only be tested when something goes wrong, something doesn't work, damage to plant or machinery occurs, personnel are injured or worse - someone dies

It will be at this point where a clear trail of documentation will be required in order to verify that all the correct steps have been taken.

Customers of electrical contractors have a duty to ensure the safety of their own employees. That responsibility extends to ensuring the safety of employees of the contractors employed to carry out various short or long term contracts

At Athenry Electrical Ltd we are participating in a Health and Safety Management system for Health and Safety compliance under the Act and the associated Regulations. This ensures that we have processes, procedures, practices and documentation in place to show our commitment to continuous improvement in Health and Safety and to verify our compliance.

This means that you can be assured of any possible liability being mitigated by employing one or more of our competent staff

View our Health and Safety Certificate here

Yours Sincerely

David Harris

Managing Director


Ongoing Training Commitment

To achieve the preferred supplier and build the knowledge base:

We have adopted the "Never Say No" policy to training which provides, and is not limited to, minimum competency levels ensuring basic training. This will also endeavour to provide our target market customers site health and safety minimum requirements.

Staff are trained to minimum standards which is continually monitored through our H and S process's maintaining their competency:

  • Electrical Trainee Registration - (Apprentices)
  • Electrical Registrations
  • Current Practicing License
  • Basic CPR and First Aid
  • Hazard I.D
  • Permit receivers
  • Safe Working at Height
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Elevated Working Platforms (EWP) certification

Athenry Electrical Ltd's training policy is to encourage and fund all staff to develop their own personal knowledge and expertise through individual studies of their choice within the electrical industry.

Competencies held within Athenry Electrical Ltd

  • Levels 4, 5 and 6 Electrical Engineering
  • System Integrator Competence with common PLC platforms
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Electrical Inspector
  • TUV Trained for Machine Safety
  • Hazardous Area Classification and Design as per AS/NZS 60079 10.1 (Gas) and 10.2 (Dust)
  • Hazardous area installation competence as per AS/NZS 60079
  • Hazardous area Electrical Inspector as per AS/NZS 60079
  • National Certificate in Electrical Apparatus in Explosive Atmospheres (Includes the optional strand for Electrical Inspectors)
  • Thermal imaging - level 1 Thermographer
  • Auto Cad
  • IQP (Independent Qualified Person) Certified for Emergency Lighting Systems

There may be other specific training requirements which we would be more than happy to accommodate where at all possible.



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