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Technical Guidance Document #052

Before commencing work on any appliance that is connected to an electrical supply it is essential to test that the appliance itself and any metal piping or tabling that is connected to it is tested to ensure that it is not live due to an electrical fault. Indeed, due to several fatalities over the years, it has become custom and practice within the gas industry to use a single-pole or no-contact live-circuit detectors (sometimes referred to as Voltage Sticks).

Published July 2023

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