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§ 91 Work on and operation of electrical installations

During live work, work near live installations, work in or near earthed and short-circuited installations and during operation of low and high voltage installations, necessary measures shall be implemented to prevent injury to those who carry out the work, and to reduce the likelihood of hazard and accident situations.
The responsible party shall designate a person with responsibility for the electrical facilities.
Section last changed: 01 January 2013

In order to fulfil the requirements relating to work as mentioned in the first subsection,
  1. Chapter I Section 5, Chapter II Sections 6, 7 and 9 and Chapters III, IV and B of the Regulations relating to operational safety of electrical installations (in Norwegian only),
  2. NEK EN 50110-1 Safety when working on and operating electrical installations (in Norwegian only)
  3. Regulations relating to handling of medical equipment (in Norwegian only), Section 1 up to and including Section 5 and Section 7 up to and including Section 12,
    should be used, as well as
  4. IMCA D 045, R 015 Code of practice for the safe use of electricity under water, which should be used for manned underwater operations.
Being the designated responsible person as mentioned in the second subsection, entails having a particular professional responsibility for ensuring that electrical installations comply with applicable regulations at all times, and for keeping up-to-date on electrical installations and equipment under planning, construction and commissioning, etc. As regards qualifications for the person with responsibility for the electrical installations, see Section 21.