Course code Ener4001

Credit points 1

Electrical Safety

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation16.03.2011

Responsible UnitInstitute of Energetics

Course developer

author lect.

Aleksejs Gedzurs


Course abstract

The aim of the study course is to find out the current impact to human body, the first aid, and specifications of secure and safe electric equipment use, and other security and instruments secure use regulating norms are evaluated and observed as well. Study course is designed in accordance with Energy standard of Latvia.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge - of organizational and technical measures for electrical work - Test 1.
Skills - for organization of electrical safety work with electrical equipment - 2nd test.

Competence - for assessment of work environment and work equipment in accordance with the requirements of electrical safety regulations - test 3.

Course Content(Calendar)

Full time intramural studies:
1. Electric facilities and equipment. 0.5h – lecture, 0.5 h – practical work
2. Electric shock hazard on human body. Actions after electrical shock and first aid. 1h – lecture, 1 h – practical work
3. Types of electric hazardous facilities. – 0.5h – lecture, 0.5 h – practical work
4. Basic electric safety practices. 1h – lecture, 1 h – practical work
5. Types of electric safety groups. – 0.5h – lecture, 0.5 h – practical work
6. Electric safety technical practices, operating in electric facilities. – 0.5h – lecture, 0.5 h – practical work
7. Organization of electric safe operation in electric facilities. 3h – lecture, 3 h – practical work
8. Types of electric line works. 1h – lecture, 1 h – practical work
Part time extramural studies:

All topics specified for full time studies are accomplished, but the number of contact hours is one half of the number specified in the calendar

Requirements for awarding credit points

All three tests should be passed for awarding credit points

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Students independently prepare for tests.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Each test consists of 15 questions with 4 answer options. To pass the test, at least 70% of the questions should be answered correctly.

Compulsory reading

1. Drošības prasības, veicot darbus elektroietaisēs. Latvijas Energostandarts. Rīga, Latvijas Elektrotehniskā komisija. LEK 025. 2014. 92 lpp.

2. Ugunsdrošības noteikumi. LRMK 2016.gada 19.aprīļa noteikumi Nr.238. Latvijas Vēstnesis, Nr. 78, 2016/78.5.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Enerģētika un Sabiedrība: E un S. Rīga: Latvenergo un Latvijas elektroenerģētiķu biedrība. ISSN 1407-1827.


Compulsory course for professional bachelor study program Applied Energy Engineering