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Safety Rule Assessment & Compliance

Every type of engineering-related issue over the whole life of assets – all under one roof.

Our Specialist Power Engineering services are designed to complement your in-house capabilities and resources. Our expertise covers every type of engineering-related issue over the whole life of assets: from initial design, through sourcing and monitoring manufacturers, to fault and failure investigations.

EA Technology have an in-house team of experienced and knowledgeable power engineers that cover a broad range of technical areas, including:

  • Overhead lines
  • Underground cables
  • Power transformers
  • Switchgear
  • Protection and control
  • Legislation and regulation
  • System engineering and future networks

We are influential thinkers, providing key contributions in standards working groups, and globally recognised innovation activities. We have experience in supporting organisations/agencies in investigating incidents (including fatalities), providing clarification of the evidence and comparing it to industry best practice.

We have used our specialist power engineering knowledge to:

  • Represent clients in court, inquests and newton hearings
  • Assist new areas of the Power Engineering industry, such as:
    • Distributed generation / renewables integration
    • Electric vehicle charging systems
    • Smart Grid technology
  • Review, revise and create Policy and Standards for companies, national committees and international standards bodies.
  • Review, editing and developing organisation’s electrical safety rules against best industry practice including:
    • The UK’s Model Distribution Safety Rules
    • International organisation’s safety rules
    • Legislation/Regulation (Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 etc.)
    • Best practices from other sectors


  • Ensure compliance of legislation/regulation requirements
  • Optimise asset specification and sourcing to ensure assets are designed and manufactured to the highest standards
  • Ensure installation techniques, guidelines, Method Statements and supporting material are safe and aligned with extracting full value from the assets, maximising asset performance and life
  • Ensure operational safety through the implementation of industry best practice electrical safety rules


  • Auditing of manufacturers and suppliers;
  • Independent monitoring and testing during manufacture;
  • Fault and failure investigations to support claims;
  • Representation during investigations and court cases
  • Electrical Safety Rules Review
Tony Dowd
Head of Consultancy Sales

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